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Forum: FastMail Forum 29 Sep 2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By DumbGuy
No need to apologize, Bill. I appreciate the...

No need to apologize, Bill. I appreciate the comprehensive response. Thank you. Much of what you said I'm already aware of, but about 30% is news to my ears, so I'll need to dig deeper on...
Forum: FastMail Forum 27 Sep 2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By DumbGuy
I already have a follow-up question... My...

I already have a follow-up question...

My questions above are part of an effort I'm making to figure out why some senders' emails never make it to my inbox, even after I whitelist them.

1 example I...
Forum: FastMail Forum 27 Sep 2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By DumbGuy
That's valuable information, Bill, thanks. I'll...

That's valuable information, Bill, thanks. I'll check on that header row to help me verify my whitelisting strategy and any issues.
Forum: FastMail Forum 26 Sep 2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By DumbGuy
Whitelisting Known Senders

I've been whitelisting known senders to make sure they don't get flagged as spam, nor processed by my Discard rules.

I do this whitelisting for entire domains -- businesses/websites/newsletters I...
Forum: FastMail Forum 26 Jun 2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By DumbGuy
I've been using the exact same system for years,...

I've been using the exact same system for years, and I'm glad to hear of others doing the same.

Most of my incoming mail that I might reply to comes to only a handful of specific addresses -- so I...
Forum: FastMail Forum 29 Jan 2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By DumbGuy
Did your friend save their account's Master...

Did your friend save their account's Master Recovery Code? Aside from 2FA options, which you noted are no longer valid, that MRC (or however it's actually termed) is meant for these kinds of...
Forum: FastMail Forum 31 Aug 2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 968
Posted By DumbGuy
Yes, those are helpful tips. Thanks, Bill.

Yes, those are helpful tips. Thanks, Bill.
Forum: FastMail Forum 22 Jul 2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 845
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, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 845
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, 04:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,530
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, 07:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,813
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, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,911
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, 05:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,911
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, 07:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,212
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, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,222
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, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,222
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, 06:48 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 78,605
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, 11:07 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 78,605
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, 10:33 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 78,605
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, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,429
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, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,008
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, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,429
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, 12:43 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 78,605
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, 03:41 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 78,605
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, 01:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,484
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,...
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