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  1. Provide Audit log for Mdaemon

    Audit log should be available in Mdaemon mail server, so the user can check who last login to server and have done any amendment to users account. If more than one user has access to server and someone deletes or do some amendment, there should be a way to find out who is doing this?

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    0 comments  ·  MDaemon  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello,

    Thank you for sharing your idea with us. In the current version of MDaemon, changes to accounts are tracked in the logs when the changes are made via MDaemon Remote Administration. If you are using MDaemon Remote Administration and the changes are not being logged, please contact our support team for assistance.

    Thank you again,

    Arron

  2. File Activity

    I recently ran a file activity monitor on the server MDaemon is installed on. I have some concerns with the frequency and amount of data that is being read from some of the files over and over and over again. My suggestion is that you check this out so that it can be optimized. Right now it seems less than optimal.

    Here is one example:

    Domains.ini is being read thousands of times per second.

    I can see that these calls to disk are causing performance issues as the disk is busy doing unnecessary repetitive tasks of retrieving the same file…

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  3. restricted login hours

    Per Account Control of Login Hours to comply with new laws regarding after hours work and pay. The goal is simply to prevent a user from login outside of their designated time. Employees arriving early or leaving late, or working after hours should be something that can be restricted per user in order to deal with hourly versus salary rules, etc.. This must work across SMTP, World Client, POP, IMAP, etc..

    https://www.foley.com/en/insights/publications/2017/08/offduty-emails-may-be-compensable-or-not

    https://www.tsheets.com/flsa/7-deadly-sins/working-off-the-clock

    https://newatlas.com/right-to-disconnect-after-hours-work-emails/55879/

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    0 comments  ·  MDaemon  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello Tray,

    Thank you for sharing your idea to add the ability to restrict the ability to login after hours. MDaemon already includes this functionality. To restrict the hours an account can authenticate, go to Accounts / Groups & Templates. Create a new group and assign an account to the group. Then select the group you just created in the Tree on the left of the dialog. Check the box to enable Do Not Disturb and click the button for Define Do Not Disturb schedule to configure the schedule.

    If you’d like further assistance configuring Do Not Disturb, please contact our support team directly. All of our support options are available at http://www.altn.com/support.

    Thanks,
    Arron

  4. split big email into small pieces

    if user send email like more than 10mb split into 2mb, so easy to download, or if possible separate attachment, only if user want to open attachment than file will downloaded if not the attachment keep in server

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    Hello,

    Thank you for sharing your idea with us. We do not currently offer a means of breaking the email up into small pieces, this would require clients to also support this functionality, however, we do offer a feature called Attachment linking that I believe will accomplish what you are looking for. Attachment linking can be used to remove large attachments from emails and replace them with a link that can be used to download the attachment. If you’d like assistance configuring attachment linking, please contact our support team directly. All of our support options are available at http://www.altn.com/support/.

    Thanks,
    Arron

  5. Turkey time zone GMT+3

    on system I see time zone for Turkey +2...
    2 years ago Turkey left to use day light saving. Please change +2 to +3.

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  6. Whitelist toplevel domains

    Any emails we get from top level domains such as .xyz or .biz.ua they are always spam. Sometimes the spam filter score is high enough to catch them, but otherwise they get through.

    I would like to be able to whitelist top level domains such as uk, com, uk.com and .net and set a spam score high enough on all other top level domains to ensure that they go straight to spam or we could have the option to just simply drop the emails! This will depend on whether we actually get any legitimate emails from other top level domains.…

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    1 comment  ·  MDaemon  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello,

    Thank you for your suggestion. There are a couple different ways this can already be done in MDaemon. You can create a spamassassin rule to add points to any message that does not come from one of the original 7 tlds. Another option would be to use host screening to block all of the new tlds. Here is an example of a spamassassin rule that was written by a user and shared with the community.

    I added an exclusion for the two letter country code domains as well. You can remove the _MY_DOTCC header line and remove the term from the sum in the meta line to remove it. The country code portion passes any two letter code, even if it is not valid.

    Here is the rule you can add to local.cf. Score as you feel appropriate.

    1. check for the original 7 top-level domains
    2. see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Internet_top-level_domains#Original_top-level_domains
      header __MY_DOTCOM…
  7. Auth failure notification

    When a user makes too many failed login attempts their IP gets blacklisted, which is good. But there isn't any kind of notification to the user why they're blacklisted which causes user frustration. This behavior is true with WorldClient and other email clients.

    For WorldClient (webmail) I propose a feedback notification, such as "Too many failed login attempts. Please try again in 10 minutes." based on the current MDaemon Auth Failure Tracking settings.

    Could this also happen for the ActiveSync and desktop clients, too? There have been many occasions where a user calls me to complain they can't connect their…

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    1 comment  ·  MDaemon  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello,

    Thank you for sharing your idea with us. The current version of MDaemon allows you to send a notification to the user when their account auth failure count reaches a certain level. Ideally this would happen before their IP address actually gets blocked.

    Adding further notifications that are accessible to the public would be dangerous. It would provide attackers with information they could use to defeat the system.

    Thanks,

  8. autoforward failed cause DMARC

    I used autoforwarding to some of my user, but they cant always get email cause DMARC protocol set policy = reject. I hope on next update u can implemented DMARC forwarding. Thanks.

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    1 comment  ·  MDaemon  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello,

    Thank you for your suggestion to implement DMARC forwarding. Messages automatically forwarded to users on external domains should be able to pass DMARC as long as your SPF record allows the server doing the forwarding to send email for your domain and you have the option enabled for “Use local address in SMTP envelope when forwarding messages”, which is found under Security / Security Settings / Sender Authentication / SPF Verification. If the message has been DKIM signed, it should also pass after forwarding unless something was altered in the message to break the signature.

    If you’d like further assistance with this issue, please contact our support team directly. All of our support options can be found at http://www.altn.com/support.

    Thanks,
    Arron

  9. Postausgang erweitern um die Möglichkeit, an Smarthost zu senden und nur bei Problemem direkt an Empfänger

    Unserem Mailsrever ist ein Gateway vorgeschaltet für Encryption/Decryption. Dieses Gateway wird auf der Ausgangsseite als Smarthost angesteuert. Für den Fall, dass das Gateway ausfällt, sollte der MD-Postausgang automatisch auf Direktversand umschalten. Konfigurieren lässt sich bisher aber nur der umgekehrte Fall: Ausgang zunächt direkt, bei Problemen via Smarthost. Lässt sich da was machen?

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    Hello,

    This is possible in the current version of MDaemon. Go to Setup / Server Settings / Delivery, check the box for Treat default smarthost as a domain name and deliver to its MX hosts. Then create 2 MX records in the MXCache.dat file, one for the primary smart host to deliver to and one for the second smart host. Make sure to set the priority correctly on the records. Then restart MDaemon. If you’d like further assistance configuring this, please contact our support team. All of our support options are available at http://www.altn.com/support/

  10. Append text to message body

    Hello,

    Would be good if we can append text into the body of the message, for example, a warning for external emails. So the end users can be warned about attachments and links into the emails.

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  11. Allow administrators to create Saved Searches for all users

    Could you add an option to allow administrators to create Unread email and flagged email saved searches for all users to effectively replicate the smart inbox concept that many email programs use.

    In addition, the admin will need to be able to enable Saved Searches and auto cancel save searches for all users in Worldclient as they are off by default.

    The problem with expecting users to create these saved search filters for themselves is many users will not know how to do it (and may do it incorrectly by selecting subfolders instead of all folders) and if they are…

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  12. Mdaemon automatically and randomly disabling accounts

    Hi

    i m having problem in MDaemon server it is automatically and randomly disabling accounts while we don't have any policy for the users to block their accounts after a while period, Kindly guide me if i m missing any option or help me to find out if this is a bug..

    Thanks.

    Regards:
    HAMZA

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  13. protect mailboxes with a username with is not the email address to avoid accounts being frozon

    Many accounts are attacked by hackers and are frozen.
    Source IP addresses are so multiple that dynamic screen is not enought.
    We blacklist IP's on the FIRST offense, for as long as one month on the third offence.
    Accounts are frozen only after 24 bad authentications.

    But …. this is not enought.

    Il the usernames was something different than the emails, account would not be frozen.

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    1 comment  ·  MDaemon  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello,

    Thanks for sharing your idea with us. This is already possible using Aliases. In order to use WorldClient users will need to select the default from address and default reply-to addresses by going to Options / Compose.

    If you would like further assistance configuring this, please contact our technical support team. All of our support options are available at www.altn.com/support.

    Thanks,
    Arron

  14. Exception list for Attachment Filters

    This feature is broken.

    How:
    When it looks at the "From:" email, if the domain STARTS with a domain in the "except from" option in the attachment exception filter it is still allowed in EVEN though it should NOT be.

    Example:

    domain1.com is in the exception list for attachment filter.
    domain2.com: ATTACHMENT REMOVED
    domain1.com.uk: ATTACHMENT ALLOWED

    Just a suggestion - the backend code should be:

    if (fromDomain == exceptionDomain)

    NOT

    if (fromDomain.Contains(exceptionDomain))

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    Hello,

    Thank you for sharing your idea with us to notify the postmaster when the remote queue contains more than X messages. MDaemon publishes performance counters that can be used to check the number of messages in the remote queue. Most network monitoring tools allow you access to Windows performance counters and can be used to notify the postmaster.

    Thanks,
    Arron

  16. Protect third party

    At least access to gpec and mailstore can be protected by dynamic screening, which is done via mdaemon users.

    And mdaemon to integrate third-party programs has a thread in which it writes the script for integration and appears in menus in mdaemon.

    Clearly they have to develop them and anyway it applies to users who have been in contact with the mail server.

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    1 comment  ·  MDaemon  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello,

    Thank you for sharing your idea with us. This is already possible. Dynamic Screening includes a publicly available API, although I don’t believe it has been documented. If any software vendors would like to access MDaemon’s Dynamic Screening functionality they will need to contact us so that we can provide the documentation.

    Thanks,
    Arron

  17. autoresponder for addresses that are set as a public folder's

    Now when a message is sent to the submission address, MDaemon routes it directly to that public folder and ignores all other settings in that e-mail account including the auto-responder!

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    1 comment  ·  MDaemon  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello,

    Thank you for your suggestion to be able to configure autoresponders for addresses that are configured as a submission address for a public folder. This is already possible by creating a content filter rule that checks the X-MDaemon-Delivery to header for the submission address and then uses the send a note to action.

    If you’d like additional assistance setting this up please contact our support team. All of our support options can be found at http://www.altn.com/support.

    Thanks again,
    Arron

  18. Share public calendar

    With the version 18 I see that I can share a private calendar to anyone also without an MDaemon account.
    But only the private calendars are sharable.
    I suggest to add the ability to share also the public calendars.
    Thanks.
    Davide.

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  19. Continents, Country and Countries

    Continents, Country and Countries

    New Feature Requests

    New Statistics Reports in MDaemon.

    Continents, and possibly Countries

    By Continent and Country: Messages accepted, Messages Refused
    By Continent and Country: Successful Authentication Attempts, Failed Authentication Attempts.

    I would also like to see all logs of any authentication failures to indicate country of origin in the log possibly on the same log line to help provide some source information.

    I would like to see a feature in the future that includes an alert to the mail admin anytime someone is able to successfully log in from a new continent, or another country.

    This…

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  20. Add support for EWS-like API

    Allowing to control mails, calendar events and tasks using a EWS-like API.

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