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Forum: FastMail Forum Yesterday, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By somdcomputerguy
The user name field is probably just ignored,...

The user name field is probably just ignored, just don't put anything in it. A 'dummy user name' might or might not cause an error.

- Bruce
Forum: FastMail Forum Yesterday, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 84
Posted By somdcomputerguy
I was a bit confused about the reference to the...

I was a bit confused about the reference to the 'spam protection folder' in the thread and 'spam protection' in the thread title, but I'm glad it's all working for you now. :)

- Bruce
Forum: FastMail Forum Yesterday, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 84
Posted By somdcomputerguy
I check my spam folder usually at least 3 or 4...

I check my spam folder usually at least 3 or 4 times a day, and the last time I was able to successfully check it was about 5 minutes ago with todays prior check or two also successful.

- Bruce
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 Nov 2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By somdcomputerguy
If I recall correctly, if a spammer is using a...

If I recall correctly, if a spammer is using a From: address that is in your contact list (address book), that will bypass any spam filters. This may be the case.

- Bruce
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 Nov 2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By somdcomputerguy
Just to clarify, for me and anybody else that...

Just to clarify, for me and anybody else that will read this thread, do you mean how to reset the spam and non-spam databases to a learn count of zero?

- Bruce
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 Nov 2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By somdcomputerguy
I looked thru the help docs, briefly to be...

I looked thru the help docs, briefly to be honest, but I didn't see anything that may help. You might need to place a support ticket, or maybe someone else here can provide better assistance than I....
Forum: FastMail Forum 14 Nov 2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By somdcomputerguy
Try this. Quoted from this page:...

Try this. Quoted from this page: https://www.fastmail.com/help/technical/spamchecks.html



- Bruce
Forum: FastMail Forum 11 Nov 2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By somdcomputerguy
You bet bud. :) -Bruce

You bet bud. :)

-Bruce
Forum: FastMail Forum 10 Nov 2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By somdcomputerguy
It's already typed in the doc's, and it's...

It's already typed in the doc's, and it's probably easier for you to understand than if I were to type it.. If you have any questions, ask and I or somebody will assist. :)


-Bruce
Forum: FastMail Forum 8 Nov 2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By somdcomputerguy
IIRC, it's been like that forever. On the login...

IIRC, it's been like that forever. On the login dialog, just click on or TAB to the password field and enter it.

- Bruce
Forum: FastMail Forum 3 Nov 2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,130
Posted By somdcomputerguy
Interesting. I'm a fairly regular user of GPG as...

Interesting. I'm a fairly regular user of GPG as well. When I get some 'free' time, I just might 'toy' around with it. Honestly though, I'll most probably stick with KeePass, as I've been using for...
Forum: FastMail Forum 3 Nov 2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,130
Posted By somdcomputerguy
I agree 100%. I also use my password manager,...

I agree 100%. I also use my password manager, KeePass, as a 'bookmark holder' and only go to some sites using that manager which holds the unique, unmemorable password.

- Bruce
Forum: FastMail Forum 3 Nov 2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,130
Posted By somdcomputerguy
The email I received was To: an address I...

The email I received was To: an address I explicitly used for Dropbox, but the password in the email was for another web service that has been long (close to a decade) out of business, and I hadn't...
Forum: FastMail Forum 2 Nov 2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,130
Posted By somdcomputerguy
:rolleyes::D:eek::D What a great way to start a...

:rolleyes::D:eek::D What a great way to start a Friday! Thanks Fred.
Forum: FastMail Forum 1 Nov 2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,130
Posted By somdcomputerguy
I use a password manager and it generates a...

I use a password manager and it generates a different password for every entry I create in it. The only password that I have to remember is the one for that manager. I can do a search in it on a...
Forum: FastMail Forum 1 Nov 2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,130
Posted By somdcomputerguy
This may be somewhat related. Reasonably Clever...

This may be somewhat related.

Reasonably Clever Extortion E-mail Based on Password Theft

https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2018/07/reasonably_clev.html

- Bruce
Forum: FastMail Forum 31 Oct 2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By somdcomputerguy
No problems here either. The service ticket was...

No problems here either. The service ticket was updated earlier this morning and they said there was a firewall issue.

- Bruce
Forum: FastMail Forum 31 Oct 2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By somdcomputerguy
You bet. It's not really a big issue for me as I...

You bet. It's not really a big issue for me as I don't FTP there too regularly, sometimes not in a month, sometimes 2 or 3 times a week. I thought they should be aware of it though. The web UI seems...
Forum: FastMail Forum 31 Oct 2018, 04:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By somdcomputerguy
Could be related to this: 502 Bad Gateway - FM...

Could be related to this:
502 Bad Gateway - FM Down? - http://www.emaildiscussions.com/showthread.php?t=74009

- Bruce

edit: I am having problems connecting with FileZilla, but no problems...
Forum: FastMail Forum 29 Oct 2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,484
Posted By somdcomputerguy
I think what was meant was to make sure that...

I think what was meant was to make sure that non-spam in your Spam folder is marked as not spam before you delete it if you don't want it.
Forum: Runbox Forum 29 Oct 2018, 03:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By somdcomputerguy
I don't use the Runbox email service, so I can't...

I don't use the Runbox email service, so I can't offer anything about that side of your issue, but perhaps you should contact these two financial services directly, and seek some support...
Forum: FastMail Forum 16 Oct 2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By somdcomputerguy
You bet. Happy to help when I can.

You bet. Happy to help when I can.
Forum: FastMail Forum 16 Oct 2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By somdcomputerguy
When you select a message and click on the...

When you select a message and click on the 'Report Spam' button, the message gets moved to the Spam folder. To undo it, go to the Spam folder, select the message, and click on the 'Not Spam' button....
Forum: Email Help Needed! 4 Oct 2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By somdcomputerguy
A lot of times an 'unsubscribe' link is only used...

A lot of times an 'unsubscribe' link is only used to verify that the email address is valid and it makes it more valuable to the spammer. One shouldn't click that type of link unless it's an email...
Forum: Early Warning... 2 Oct 2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 996
Posted By somdcomputerguy
Me too. That was the primary reason I got my own...

Me too. That was the primary reason I got my own domain name and a webhost that I could install it and run it on.

- Bruce
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