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Forum: FastMail Forum Today, 04:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,037
Posted By n5bb
Arrow SPF, DKIM, and DMARC details

Here are a few more comments which might be useful.

The DKIM, SPF, and DMARC mechanisms are being forced on us because if we own <abc@foo.net> we don't want anyone else spoofing us and impersonating...
Forum: FastMail Forum Yesterday, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 71
Posted By n5bb
I have no idea. Have you tried asking Fastmail...

I have no idea. Have you tried asking Fastmail support? They might have tested it.

Bill
Forum: FastMail Forum 17 Aug 2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,037
Posted By n5bb
Arrow Setting up domains with FM with non-FM DNS hosting

If you are not taking my advice (by letting Fastmail host your DNS records after setting your domain NS to point to Fastmail), you need to follow the Fastmail help...
Forum: FastMail Forum 16 Aug 2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,037
Posted By n5bb
You don't have to use SPF or DKIM. But I suggest...

You don't have to use SPF or DKIM. But I suggest that it's better if you do.



Bill
Forum: FastMail Forum 16 Aug 2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By n5bb
Welcome to the EMD Forums! :) My guess is that...

Welcome to the EMD Forums! :)

My guess is that this isn't a Chrome issue, but that you are just leaving certain data fields empty. Here are some details:
If you leave the name fields, company,...
Forum: FastMail Forum 16 Aug 2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,037
Posted By n5bb
Try this: Go to https://who.is/ and enter your...

Try this:

Go to https://who.is/ and enter your domain name.
Registrar Info: Shows where your domain name is controlled. This is where you need to log in to point your NS (nameserver) records to...
Forum: FastMail Forum 16 Aug 2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,037
Posted By n5bb
No, that's not correct. If you only pointed your...

No, that's not correct. If you only pointed your MX records to Fastmail, your DNS is still hosted at some other site and the TTL timeout and other settings would have to be made at that domain...
Forum: FastMail Forum 16 Aug 2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,037
Posted By n5bb
Fastmail staff can’t configure anything for you...

Fastmail staff can’t configure anything for you if you point your domain MX records to Fastmail. As I pointed out, you would have to contact your domain reseller and point your NS (nameserver)...
Forum: FastMail Forum 14 Aug 2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,037
Posted By n5bb
Thatís why they recommend that you let Fastmail...

Thatís why they recommend that you let Fastmail host your DNS records. You go to the reseller site that sold you the domain and change the nameserver NS records to point to Fastmail servers. The...
Forum: FastMail Forum 14 Aug 2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,037
Posted By n5bb
Arrow Be sure to set delivery alias at your new domain

Is it still not working? Do you have an alias set up for your domain incoming mail? Here is how you do this:

Let's assume your domain is "example.org" - that's a reserved domain name in the...
Forum: FastMail Forum 13 Aug 2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,037
Posted By n5bb
Arrow DNS and NS propagation after a change

First you need to look at your current published DNS records. Use MXToolbox.com or DNSstuff.com to look up your existing MX records. If you made a change to your MX records, they will propagate only...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 10 Aug 2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By n5bb
I'm glad you got it working, Bill. My hip joints...

I'm glad you got it working, Bill. My hip joints are OK, but my knees are wearing out. Going downhill (especially down stairs) is no fun. My dad had total knee replacement on both of his knees on one...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 6 Aug 2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,250
Posted By n5bb
I live in Texas. I believe that the law...

I live in Texas. I believe that the law prohibiting milking anotherís cow was removed 45 years ago. When such laws were created about 160 years ago, the tendency was to prohibit specific acts rather...
Forum: FastMail Forum 6 Aug 2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 444,519
Posted By n5bb
Google has never supported their forum here at...

Google has never supported their forum here at EMD. Edwin (owner of EMD) doesnít visit any more. That doesnít make these forums unimportant. If you donít think they are useful just donít read them....
Forum: FastMail Forum 1 Aug 2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,315
Posted By n5bb
FastMail and Pobox are the same company. FastMail...

FastMail and Pobox are the same company. FastMail purchased Pobox and Listbox nearly 3 years ago:
https://fastmail.blog/2015/11/03/fastmail-acquires-pobox-and-listbox/
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 31 Jul 2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By n5bb
Ah ... that's because of several odd decisions...

Ah ... that's because of several odd decisions made by the Thunderbird developers. The Thunderbird address book display ignores the "First Name" and "Last Name" fields and instead uses the "Display...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 31 Jul 2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By n5bb
I purchased an Echo in early 2016 (2.5 years...

I purchased an Echo in early 2016 (2.5 years ago). To be honest, my main use for it is as a Bluetooth speaker for my PC. But it works well as a robotic helper.

Alexa does a good job of recognizing...
Forum: FastMail Forum 31 Jul 2018, 04:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By n5bb
Your post seems to be in the wrong thread,...

Your post seems to be in the wrong thread, BritTim. I don’t see any request for Right To Left display in this thread, but another thread from today discusses this issue. I have seen at least one...
Forum: FastMail Forum 30 Jul 2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By n5bb
That was offline access.

That was offline access.
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 30 Jul 2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4,650
Views: 846,398
Posted By n5bb
Perhaps we WORE out our imaginations. Please...

Perhaps we WORE out our imaginations.


Please read the first post in the thread for the rules of our game. You can only change one letter. In this case, I changed MORE to WORE.
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 29 Jul 2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By n5bb
Yes, you can do this. Export the data in either...

Yes, you can do this. Export the data in either LDIF format or CSV format with comma separators. Itís easier if you rearrange the order of the CSV data fields to match the Thunderbird default order...
Forum: FastMail Forum 29 Jul 2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By n5bb
Arrow Difficulties in combining email thread into one message

Going back to the topic described by the original post and title of this thread:

When you choose the Fastmail web or app feature ďGroup messages with their repliesĒ, the Fastmail system which...
Forum: FastMail Forum 29 Jul 2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By n5bb
I hope that Fastmail investigates this concept. I...

I hope that Fastmail investigates this concept. I can imagine some uses:

Comment form on a website: Many websites have a method for sending in a comment (or registering for something) by filling in...
Forum: FastMail Forum 29 Jul 2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By n5bb
Arrow Do not use local folders in email clients

Iím sure this is due to how you access your Fastmail account. If you use email clients on your devices (such as Apple Mail or Thunderbird) these must be set up to use IMAP and server folders. Please...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 15 Jul 2018, 03:30 AM
Replies: 9,140
Views: 1,645,136
Posted By n5bb
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