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Forum: FastMail Forum Today, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 74
Posted By JeremyNicoll
The first example discards because the value...

The first example discards because the value that's matched against starts and ends with asterisk which, in the "matches" test, matches arbitrary characters. So the test there is that the value of...
Forum: FastMail Forum Today, 01:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 52
Posted By JeremyNicoll
As far as I know Sieve is /only/ used to process...

As far as I know Sieve is /only/ used to process incoming mails, so it won't be possible to write any sieve code to do anything at all when mails are being sent.

Why do you need to flag an outgoing...
Forum: FastMail Forum Yesterday, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 74
Posted By JeremyNicoll
The Sieve condition if header :matches "From"...

The Sieve condition

if header :matches "From" "Flypaper Media*" {

is testing for a From header value that starts with an 'F' but in this example

From: "Flypaper Media & Publicity"...
Forum: FastMail Forum 12 Jan 2022, 03:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By JeremyNicoll
I've never used the Sieve Tester but I have...

I've never used the Sieve Tester but I have noticed that it gets mentioned every so often.

Unfortunately I'm fairly sure that that's been in discussions about how (a) it doesn't work very well, and...
Forum: FastMail Forum 9 Jan 2022, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 796
Posted By JeremyNicoll
Did you not look at the screenshot I...

Did you not look at the screenshot I provided?

/Surely/ the fact that it contains the link "Hide details" tells you that it IS the result of having clicked on "Show details"?

It shows (as do the...
Forum: FastMail Forum 8 Jan 2022, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 796
Posted By JeremyNicoll
And here's the message concerned in the list of...

And here's the message concerned in the list of messages - it's the only one shown that's been...
Forum: FastMail Forum 8 Jan 2022, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 796
Posted By JeremyNicoll
I do not see what "n5bb" reports. Here's a...

I do not see what "n5bb" reports. Here's a screenshot of an email shown in FM's webmail system. Note that the displayed "Date:" header value is 09:37 but the message view shows 13:27 (not just a...
Forum: FastMail Forum 3 Jan 2022, 12:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 971
Posted By JeremyNicoll
I don't know anything about iPads, but presumably...

I don't know anything about iPads, but presumably they have some sort of virtual keyboard? I'd wonder if keyboard shortcuts generated by that work properly? That is, one would want to be certain...
Forum: FastMail Forum 22 Dec 2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,310
Posted By JeremyNicoll
Sometimes if I want to be certain that a value...

Sometimes if I want to be certain that a value I'm going to c&p somewhere has no extraneous characters in it I'll first type something like

>><<

into a "command line" field, in a text editor I...
Forum: FastMail Forum 8 Dec 2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,481
Posted By JeremyNicoll
Ideally the OP should be asking the sender for...

Ideally the OP should be asking the sender for the whole log for the attempted send, ie including the sending server's initial contact with the supposed-FM server. I'd have thought that the ip...
Forum: FastMail Forum 1 Dec 2021, 03:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,086
Posted By JeremyNicoll
A response within 24 hours means a first-level...

A response within 24 hours means a first-level response, which is to say it's at the level of weeding out simple problems - eg helping people who don't know where options are in the FM webmail...
Forum: FastMail Forum 30 Nov 2021, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,086
Posted By JeremyNicoll
Yes, it's that bad. If someone's question is...

Yes, it's that bad.

If someone's question is trivial, then at least the first-level support person might be able to answer it properly. But my experience is that often the first-level person...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 29 Nov 2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,766
Posted By JeremyNicoll
If by "front page" you mean "desktop" then do as...

If by "front page" you mean "desktop" then do as somdcomputerguy said.

If you mean something else, you'll need to explain what you mean.
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 29 Nov 2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,357
Posted By JeremyNicoll
I don't think there's any subject line format...

I don't think there's any subject line format that will magically stop emails being flagged as spam. If there was, spammers would use it!

If this happens very often it might help you to find out...
Forum: Email Help Needed! 29 Nov 2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,872
Posted By JeremyNicoll
Thank-you! Having read hadaso's reply, I think...

Thank-you! Having read hadaso's reply, I think the method suggested there is a good one.




It's good that you know your way around it. I've never used it but lurk on various support...
Forum: Email Help Needed! 29 Nov 2021, 03:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,872
Posted By JeremyNicoll
What's possible and how will depend I think on...

What's possible and how will depend I think on how your mail provider(s) have set up their systems.

Some providers, if they allow POP3 access, only allow you to access the INBOX folder of your mail...
Forum: FastMail Forum 20 Nov 2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,441
Posted By JeremyNicoll
Ah, rclone! It's on my list of interesting bits...

Ah, rclone!

It's on my list of interesting bits of software that might solve problems for me, if I can only find the time to experiment with it. Thanks for the suggestion.
Forum: FastMail Forum 20 Nov 2021, 04:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,441
Posted By JeremyNicoll
Not that I can see. The Settings - Folders...

Not that I can see.

The Settings - Folders option is barely usable. One can't as far as I can see export the list of folder names and sizes, nor for example temporarily sort the display by folder...
Forum: FastMail Forum 17 Nov 2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,800
Posted By JeremyNicoll
I've certainly seen trailing dots in use when...

I've certainly seen trailing dots in use when using (eg) "dig" to look up DNS records for other domains.
Forum: FastMail Forum 17 Nov 2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,800
Posted By JeremyNicoll
I don't know either, but reading the help pages...

I don't know either, but reading the help pages that someone else gave URLs for I notice that they don't describe having two separate (sets?) of MX records, but instead one set with two lines in it. ...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 11 Nov 2021, 12:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,304
Posted By JeremyNicoll
If you've not used it in 6 months, it doesn't...

If you've not used it in 6 months, it doesn't seem unreasonable to me that they might suspect you've died and want to prevent someone else using it.

What's more important is whether or not they...
Forum: FastMail Forum 8 Nov 2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,863
Posted By JeremyNicoll
I think you'd be better to raise a ticket with...

I think you'd be better to raise a ticket with Fastmail support. They might need to look in their logs to see what's happening, or they might need to reset something.

Assuming you can login at:...
Forum: FastMail Forum 30 Oct 2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,582
Posted By JeremyNicoll
You posted recently about forwarding. I had the...

You posted recently about forwarding. I had the impression, from what you then posted, that what someone-else then suggested had worked for you.

Did it in fact not work? Or, are you trying to do...
Forum: FastMail Forum 21 Oct 2021, 12:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,608
Posted By JeremyNicoll
It makes no sense (to me) that FM would refuse to...

It makes no sense (to me) that FM would refuse to send verification codes when it's them that's insisting you verify the addresses, unless they have reason to think the codes are not getting through...
Forum: FastMail Forum 7 Oct 2021, 12:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,608
Posted By JeremyNicoll
Actually it is, but you have to open the Advanced...

Actually it is, but you have to open the Advanced part of the definitions and turn off FM's assumption that the identity will use an external SMTP server, whereupon the fields for server settings...
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