Author Archives: ukfsn

Authenticated SMTP email relay service suspended

I have suspended the authenticated SMTP email relay service at UKFSN. There has been a problem for some considerable time with customer account credentials being misused to send spam via the service. Each time this happens it puts the whole … Continue reading

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Webmail is back

Having finished the work to migrate the UKFSN email service to a new server and re-implement the email filtering service I have just finished setting up the webmail service so customers can gain secure access to email from anywhere via … Continue reading

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Email Filtering on UKFSN

Some time ago the email filtering service at UKFSN ran into serious problems and I had no choice but to disable it until I could completely rebuild the filtering platform. This resulted in all UKFSN email customers – and me! … Continue reading

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Email server problem – caused bounces

A problem developed on the email server today that caused it to bounce some email. The problem was that the internal email delivery agent for email destined to our server stopped doing DNS lookups properly and so could not resolve … Continue reading

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Mail Server issue this morning

There was a brief outage on the mail server this morning caused by a software upgrade that went slightly wrong. The issue was corrected within a couple of minutes and service restored. No email was lost.

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Web Server Woes

The UKFSN customer web server is currently down. I am working on fixing it and so wont be answering customer emails until I have done so.

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Reviewing SMTP authentication

Following my last post about having to cancel a small number of customer accounts due to spam being sent via our email service using those accounts I have been reviewing the approach UKFSN takes to providing an outbound email service … Continue reading

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