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Forum: FastMail Forum 31 Aug 2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By DumbGuy
Yes, those are helpful tips. Thanks, Bill.

Yes, those are helpful tips. Thanks, Bill.
Forum: FastMail Forum 22 Jul 2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By DumbGuy
BritTim: Thank you! I tried this today, and it...

BritTim: Thank you! I tried this today, and it seems to have worked.
Forum: FastMail Forum 21 Jul 2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By DumbGuy
Sudden Weirdness - My 2FA Code Requested by FM Every 2nd Login

I've been suddenly experiencing weird behavior with my 2FA login at FastMail. Maybe someone can help. Here's the scoop:

I regularly/daily login to FM via the web UI on both my laptop & my mobile....
Forum: FastMail Forum 26 Jun 2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,659
Posted By DumbGuy
Thanks for this, Bill. I've been wondering what...

Thanks for this, Bill. I've been wondering what the status was of these promised features as we approach removal of the Classic UI. Glad to hear they have been added.

I just checked. The 2 features...
Forum: FastMail Forum 29 May 2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,248
Posted By DumbGuy
Thank you both for drawing attention to this...

Thank you both for drawing attention to this issue. Hopefully FM can really put some focus on troubleshooting. I don't have major issues with receiving emails at FM, but there have been some unusual...
Forum: FastMail Forum 28 May 2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,239
Posted By DumbGuy
Yes, activating 2FA would help much in the 2nd...

Yes, activating 2FA would help much in the 2nd scenario.
Forum: FastMail Forum 28 May 2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,239
Posted By DumbGuy
Start here for LUKS:...

Start here for LUKS: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux_Unified_Key_Setup Remember, disk encryption that FM uses vs. file encryption you opt to place on tax documents addresses 2 different attack...
Forum: FastMail Forum 29 Apr 2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,304
Posted By DumbGuy
I had something similar happen, and I blame it on...

I had something similar happen, and I blame it on the sending company/service itself (not FM), for various reasons.

I typically use email addresses with services/companies/sites in this...
Forum: FastMail Forum 30 Mar 2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By DumbGuy
Looks like it's a weekday afternoon in Melbourne,...

Looks like it's a weekday afternoon in Melbourne, so hopefully no one there at FM is getting yanked out of bed to fix this.
Forum: FastMail Forum 30 Mar 2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By DumbGuy
FastMail Down

(Someone was gonna start a thread on this. Might as well be me.)

https://www.fastmailstatus.com/

They're working on it...
Forum: FastMail Forum 10 Mar 2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 58,696
Posted By DumbGuy
There have been many posts in this thread that I...

There have been many posts in this thread that I wanted to kudo (+1), and sometimes "-1". ....I guess that's a forum hosting related comment, but still wanted to share.
Forum: FastMail Forum 6 Mar 2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 58,696
Posted By DumbGuy
Then there's Workaround for #2 in 0 clicks:...

Then there's Workaround for #2 in 0 clicks: Having the Trash folder auto-purge/empty itself every night (configurable in Settings->Folders).
Forum: FastMail Forum 6 Mar 2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 58,696
Posted By DumbGuy
Workaround for #1: New Count should always...

Workaround for #1: New Count should always appear. For Total Count: hover over folder name (but that's not really possible on mobile). Workaround: open an individual message and look in the corner,...
Forum: FastMail Forum 24 Feb 2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,856
Posted By DumbGuy
Ahh, that gave me a good laugh, thank you. ...

Ahh, that gave me a good laugh, thank you. :)

And thank you, Bill, for the link. (My bad for not doing my own homework beforehand.) Kudos to FM for detailing the SSL/TLS history there.
Forum: FastMail Forum 24 Feb 2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 804
Posted By DumbGuy
Cloudflare CloudBleed Vulnerability

Regarding today's CloudBleed announcement...

I came across this list of alleged websites affected. Pretty long list. I see FastMail on the list -- but with a sidenote saying the coast is (probably)...
Forum: FastMail Forum 24 Feb 2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,856
Posted By DumbGuy
Thank you much for the port-565 tip! (And thank...

Thank you much for the port-565 tip! (And thank you, FM, for this handy little feature).

I just tested in Outlook and it seems to work.

Side-question: While adjusting my client settings, I tried...
Forum: FastMail Forum 15 Feb 2017, 01:43 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 58,696
Posted By DumbGuy
Why is it so hard to understand? Very few...

Why is it so hard to understand? Very few customers use the Classic UI, and it's time-consuming for them to maintain 2 interfaces.

When they created the new/current UI, they could've immediately...
Forum: FastMail Forum 12 Jan 2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 58,696
Posted By DumbGuy
I've been using the Current UI almost exclusively...

I've been using the Current UI almost exclusively (along with POP downloads), after migrating from the Classic UI about 1.5 years ago. I'm generally happy with the Current UI and don't mind seeing...
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Dec 2016, 02:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,205
Posted By DumbGuy
Spf/dkim/dmarc

I just wanted to thank FM (and Rob M. in particular) for the fantastic writeup today (https://blog.fastmail.com/2016/12/24/spf-dkim-dmarc/) about SPF/DKIM/DMARC.

I have a handful of domains on FM,...
Forum: FastMail Forum 24 Dec 2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,363
Posted By DumbGuy
Update: I received my security tokens by mail and...

Update: I received my security tokens by mail and linked 1 of them to FM. All went smoothly and it works fine.
Forum: FastMail Forum 9 Dec 2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,363
Posted By DumbGuy
Single-use TOTP code -- that's a damn good idea!...

Single-use TOTP code -- that's a damn good idea! Knowing FM, they've probably at least considered it.

Could it already be in place? I'll have to test soon.
Forum: FastMail Forum 9 Dec 2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,363
Posted By DumbGuy
Thanks for the rundown, rusl! Yes, I already have...

Thanks for the rundown, rusl! Yes, I already have obtained my seeds from Feitian (via a secure channel) and now await the key fobs to arrive in the mail.

So, the 40-char hex seed that I have now for...
Forum: FastMail Forum 8 Dec 2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,363
Posted By DumbGuy
Thanks for your input, Daniel. Hmm, maybe I'll...

Thanks for your input, Daniel. Hmm, maybe I'll give U2F more consideration.

Are phishing hackers known to immediately utilize OTP 2FA codes to gain access to an account? Gosh, that sorta negates the...
Forum: FastMail Forum 6 Dec 2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,363
Posted By DumbGuy
Already done. The 5-pack link in my original post...

Already done. The 5-pack link in my original post above.
Forum: FastMail Forum 5 Dec 2016, 09:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,363
Posted By DumbGuy
Ok, so I just bit the bullet. All this time...

Ok, so I just bit the bullet. All this time spent/wasted surfing around online in small clumps over the past few weeks trying to find the most appropriate TOTP key fob... I just now bought the whole...
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