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Forum: FastMail Forum Yesterday, 05:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,399
Posted By BritTim
While not critical for me personally, if you have...

While not critical for me personally, if you have time, perhaps you could investigate why the tooltip (full from address) of the Name field on the message list screen does not appear when you hover...
Forum: FastMail Forum Yesterday, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 142
Posted By BritTim
No detailed feedback is available. All you have...

No detailed feedback is available. All you have is the summary of learned spam and learned ham, together with whether your spam filtering uses the global Bayes or your personal Bayes database.

If...
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Jan 2022, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 142
Posted By BritTim
The way you quickly train the spam filter (and...

The way you quickly train the spam filter (and get your own personal Bayes database) with Fastmail is to set up two folders, specifically designed to facilitate identification of spam and ham. Once...
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Jan 2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By BritTim
Fwiiw, I took a quick look, and it certainly...

Fwiiw, I took a quick look, and it certainly seems the removal of the pop-up is an unintended bug. The HTML for the Name is a simple
I have not researched the reason why the title attribute is not...
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Jan 2022, 03:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By BritTim
All your points are reasonable. What it comes...

All your points are reasonable. What it comes down to is that we sometimes need to choose from imperfect options in life, based on our circumstances and preferences. Sadly, there is no ideal solution...
Forum: FastMail Forum 24 Jan 2022, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By BritTim
If those keywords can be automatically derived at...

If those keywords can be automatically derived at the time of message receipt, then Fastmail's sieve support does allow you to add your own header to the received message. This could be something...
Forum: FastMail Forum 24 Jan 2022, 05:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By BritTim
The message headers contain a header called...

The message headers contain a header called Message ID. which uniquely identifies the message. You can find this with Actions->Display raw message followed by finding 'Message-ID: <' (without the...
Forum: FastMail Forum 21 Jan 2022, 01:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By BritTim
The first thing to understand is that Fastmail...

The first thing to understand is that Fastmail only supports sieve scripts to be applied at the time of email delivery. Sieve scripts on outgoing mail, for instance, is not supported.

As far as...
Forum: FastMail Forum 20 Jan 2022, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By BritTim
The first thing I would definitely check is...

The first thing I would definitely check is whether changes elsewhere in the sieve script (either yours or FM's) means that the sieve snippet in question is no longer being processed. What happens in...
Forum: FastMail Forum 7 Jan 2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,155
Posted By BritTim
The sender is not the sole criteria you can use...

The sender is not the sole criteria you can use to block messages. It would be technically feasible, but very difficult, to block almost all phishing messages crafted to appear to come from Fastmail...
Forum: FastMail Forum 6 Jan 2022, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By BritTim
I believe a server side CardDAV sync would be a...

I believe a server side CardDAV sync would be a great feature, and suggested it at the time when Fastmail originally developed their CardDAV support. Unfortunately, no, such support does not exist.
Forum: FastMail Forum 5 Jan 2022, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 873
Posted By BritTim
As I understand it, the A record for...

As I understand it, the A record for mail.domian.com tends usually only to be used for services like OWA that allow browser access to the mail service. However, I have a vague memory that Fastmail...
Forum: FastMail Forum 31 Dec 2021, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,116
Posted By BritTim
In order for emails sent from Fastmail to be...

In order for emails sent from Fastmail to be using SendGrid, it implies that they would need to be using SendGrid's SMTP servers, not their own. I have never seen any evidence that Fastmail has ever...
Forum: FastMail Forum 31 Dec 2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,201
Posted By BritTim
It probably will not make you feel any better,...

It probably will not make you feel any better, but there is plenty of evidence around that this is a Microsoft problem, and not restricted to attempts to use Fastmail. Here is a long thread with...
Forum: FastMail Forum 30 Dec 2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,201
Posted By BritTim
Any suggestions we make must acknowledge the most...

Any suggestions we make must acknowledge the most important clue: the same user and password works with Thunderbird. Also important is that Fastmail claims that their servers do not see the...
Forum: FastMail Forum 29 Dec 2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,201
Posted By BritTim
I have used older versions of that tool. Like the...

I have used older versions of that tool. Like the Windows tool you can use to try to solve problems with devices (such as sound) I have found it rarely does anything useful. Worth trying, of course.
Forum: FastMail Forum 28 Dec 2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,201
Posted By BritTim
One thing I forgot to suggest earlier that, at...

One thing I forgot to suggest earlier that, at least, changes the way Fastmail is contacted by the client, is to use Fastmail's proxy servers. Take a look at...
Forum: FastMail Forum 28 Dec 2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,201
Posted By BritTim
Thanks for the feedback. If you have the skills,...

Thanks for the feedback. If you have the skills, time and motivation, I would be extremely interested in what Wireshark could reveal about this problem from the client end. It might even provide...
Forum: FastMail Forum 24 Dec 2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,201
Posted By BritTim
I remember this being explained in the past as a...

I remember this being explained in the past as a security best practice, not something that is enforced. As far as I am aware, this is still true.
Forum: FastMail Forum 22 Dec 2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,201
Posted By BritTim
Your tests showing that Thunderbird works and...

Your tests showing that Thunderbird works and Outlook 365 does not (presumably with the same user and password) suggests that Outlook 365 is interacting with Fastmail differently from Thunderbird....
Forum: FastMail Forum 21 Dec 2021, 04:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,720
Posted By BritTim
Take a look at...

Take a look at https://www.fastmail.help/hc/en-us/articles/360058753054-How-to-set-up-Thunderbird#calendar
Forum: FastMail Forum 14 Dec 2021, 10:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,281
Posted By BritTim
When it comes to security around bank details,...

When it comes to security around bank details, paranoia is healthy. Your fear of a worst case scenario will more often than not prove to be (thankfully) unfounded. However, a failure to react when an...
Forum: FastMail Forum 14 Dec 2021, 01:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,201
Posted By BritTim
Were you able to get Outlook 365 to accept the...

Were you able to get Outlook 365 to accept the instruction to allow you to set up manually?

If not, as I recall, there is a setting that suppresses testing the connection after setting it up, which...
Forum: FastMail Forum 13 Dec 2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,281
Posted By BritTim
Odd indeed. The only logical explanation I can...

Odd indeed. The only logical explanation I can think of would be something like a forwarding rule that marks selected emails as read. I would definitely just check my Rules in Fastmail to see if...
Forum: FastMail Forum 12 Dec 2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,201
Posted By BritTim
Could there be an issue, either on the host or...

Could there be an issue, either on the host or virtual machine, with firewall blocking of IMAP or SMTP?
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