Internet / Email Software

An email client, email reader or more formally mail user agent (MUA) is a computer program used to access and manage a user's email. A web application that provides message management, composition, and reception functions is sometimes also considered an email client, but more commonly referred to as webmail.

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I am in a pickle and have a new approach (Plan B at the bottom)

I need to forward my domain to a partner's website, but I need emails to work using my domain.

I prefer hosting at

The problem I had when creating a CNAME record was I got the domain to forward, but that broke the email. The MX records were being read from the target website, which is not RackSpace.

So, I canceled my email accounts at RackSpace and create new accounts at Zoho, thinking this would solve the problem.

It did not.

Here are my three attempts from BlueHost:

With A Record
With No A Record and No CNAME
With A Record and CNAME
Any other ideas for this before going to Plan B?

My new approach is to point my domain at a real super-simple website. In the index.html I re-route to the target domain.

Any problems with this?

My partner’s IT guy said it was okay to forward all traffic.

What does the index.htm look like?
What is that one line of code?

My boss has a new iPhone8. I've set him up to access the IMAP server at the office. Inbox works just fine and he can send messages. The problem is that the Sent and Trash folder on the iPhone do no synchronize with the server. Apparently, this is not an uncommon problem since I've found lots of posts about it. However, none of the instructions I've found so far seem to work. How do I do this?

The mail server is Dovecot IMAP. The iPhone is using the normal mail facility, nothing special or 3rd party. The selected server setup is 'Other'. Inbox synchronization works. Messages deleted on the iPhone, and sent messages are not synchronized with the corresponding folders on the IMAP server.
Can the Internet explorer browser's default page set to list all "My Favorites"? I would like to show the most useful links to my company users when they open the browser.
How can I disable the Gmail email account security alerts?

An organization I am consulting for had their Veeam backup email alerts setup using a single Gmail email account that accesses this Gmail account using the SMTP email protocol.

The Veeam backup program on 40 Windows computers sends alerts to this Gmail email address everytime that the Veeam backup succeeds, fails, or has any issues.

These users often travel with their laptops and I am constantly receiving Gmail security alerts related to this email account.

So is there any way that I can disable the Gmail email account security alerts for this Gmail email account?
Our outlook started this morning downloading old 2014, 2015, 2016, etc. emails, over 3gb of data.  The account is an AOL account.  We have the same account in another computer also with outlook 2010 that is always on for the purpose of maintaining a copy of the AOL email.  The curious thing is that THAT outlook is not receiving old emails, it's working fine.  

What can be happening and how can we stop it?

Thank you.
My wife had her Gmail account hacked some time ago. Google admin shut down the account for a couple weeks before reinstating it. They restored the account after she proved it was her account.

When her account was restored though, it now forces 95% all incoming mail to the "trash" even though it is from trusted emails and replies to her emails.  She uses Safari browser.
Hi everyone,
I need to create an INVOICE out of a booking form already existing.
When the submit button is pressed, I need to send an email to the customer in a template that I'm calling 'INVOICE'.
Actually the email is already set but the data is sent just via plain text and not html and I think as a string.
Unfortunately the booking form has been 'custom' created and the fields for collecting data are just in a form of raw data. (and I cannot get single field with $_POST...)
If someone can take a look at the code I attached and give some hints/solutions it will be great!
Also, if you need more data I'll post more files.
On an iphone that's being retired. Wife had pop account.  So sent mail from the phone is only on the iphone in the sent folder.  Doesn't come off with backups, right?

She wants to save those sent emails.

I was looking at 1 way - setup icloud email account on the phone. then i go into the pop account's sent folder.  chose edit, check 1 then move... choose the icloud inbox and it seems to go (graphic shows it dropping into that folder).  And it is not in the sent folder of the pop account anymore.

But it doesn't show in icloud account.

What am I doing wrong?  Is there a way to get those sent items back into the pop sent account?

Another way to do it?

i tried ifunbox but couldn't find mail folders.
An old friend is looking for a way to do this

Any help please
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There’s hardly a doubt that Business Communication is indispensable for both enterprises and small businesses, and if there is an email system outage owing to Exchange server failure, it definitely results in loss of productivity.
Our Proofpoint support expired so I can't open a ticket with them.  We are using Proofpoint Protection Server

I am trying to obtain the outbound mail stats in Proofpoint  using the reports feature for Category = Firewall, Data Options Reports for Route = Outbound and keep getting 0 for results no matter what combination in the reports I use. I have also tried using the instructions here 
and do not obtain any results.

The admin told me there is not a canned report for this, but I'm wondering if we don't have something set up in the configuration to parse the logs to see outbound traffic.

Any thoughts on either how to fix it so I can obtain results from the reporting or UI Stats, or another way for me to obtain the outbound mail stats?

Thank you for you help.

We plan to create a Microsoft account to use with Windows Whiteboard and Cortana.

We already have a Gmail account.

The plan is that we create a Microsoft account using our Gmail account.

Before doing this, we would like to know if we will miss out if we make a new Microsoft account with Gmail rather than Hotmail or Outlook.

We would like to know:
1. If we create a new Microsoft account via our Gmail account, can we access our old Gmail emails when logged in with Microsoft account
2. Is there any advantages/ disadvantages to creating a Microsoft account with a Gmail account over a new one which would be through Hotmail or Outlook
3. Will we miss out on any features if we create a Microsoft account with a Gmail account

I have a user with no unity mailbox but gets the mailbox quota message "Your voice mailbox has exceeded the quota warning threshold specified by your administrator." How do I export all SMTP Proxy Addresses and verify that the user affected doesn't have their email address attached to another mailbox. Unity version is
I need to submit an online form at a specified time.  If I have everything filled out, is there a way to have it automatically submit at a later time?
I have an email that keeps showing the background color above the text.  I want to only highlight the text.  Here is a screenshot.

Here is the code I am using:

<table align="center" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="outer" style="-webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: whiteFsmoke; border-spacing: 0px; color: #6e6f74; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; margin: 0px auto; max-width: 600px; orphans: 2; text-decoration-color: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; width: 600px; word-spacing: 0px;">
			<td bgcolor="#ffffff" style="border-bottom: 1px solid rgb(213, 213, 213); color: #6e6f74; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; padding: 10px 0px 10px 20px;"><span style="color: #cc0000;">&nbsp;</span><br />
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I saw at the bottom of a printed PDF of an email, the long URL of rather than the email domain of my company's server.

What does this mean?
Also can administrators, say in a particular unit e.g. Information Governance dept, use such software to do a sweep searching of a particular employee's email account to search for a given data request as a result of an enquiry related to a legal request for data release?
Charter has upgraded their Internet speed from 60MB/s to 100MB/s recently for residential customers. I subscribe to the Internet-only service from them.

I contacted them recently via their chatline and they switched me from 60 to 100 at no cost. It literally took about 5 minutes over their live-chat system. Here's the log, just so I can come back to it in case they raise my price later :)

Dennis H: Thank you for contacting Spectrum. This is Dennis H. How may I assist you?
Dennis H: Thank you for providing me the opportunity to help you today.
Just so you are aware, this chat is encrypted for your privacy and protection.
Certain information like ZIP Code or phone numbers may show as '####' for you, but we see them.
How can I help?
lucas bishop: Hi Dennis, I currently have an account at Charter:
lucas bishop: Account Number: ################
lucas bishop: I see you are advertising Internet service starting at 100Mbps. Is that something I get by default? Or is it something I have to pay for an upgrade too?
Dennis H: Thank you very much, lucas. Please bear with me just a moment while I pull up some information for you.
lucas bishop: ok
Dennis H: Upon further review of your account, In order to upgrade to Spectrum Internet services, I would need to transition your account over to one of our newer packages so that your account is compatible for voice services. Your speed would increase from 60mbps to 100 mbps. This will change your monthly rate from $64.99 to $64.99. 

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I didn't have to do anything to get it :)

That's only if you believe, not doing anything is not doing something.

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The user reads their email on Mac, using Safari, and by going to

On January 8, the user asked their assistant to help them get rid of all the spam and unsolicited email in their inbox.  

As soon as they looked in the Inbox, they noticed that there were only 350 or so messages in the Inbox, where they recall that there is normally over 8000. There are no more messages prior to November 2017. On that same day, they looked on  Google for gmail support, and reached a company that claimed that they could retrieve 3800 emails for them if they gave them my their card number.  The user was suspicious and didn't do this.  

Today, January 13, I was looking with them.  We went into Gmail settings and displayed the trash folder.  There were not a lot of deleted messages.  When we show ALL MAIL, more shows up, but the count includes only 350 for the inbox, and the rest appears to be normal sent mail.  

The user definitely is missing thousands of past emails.

How can we get these back?

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A Yahoo user has reported that ever since the Yahoo website change around Christmas he has lost all of his contacts and notes.

I have verified that his contacts and notes are both empty.

What do we need to do to get his contacts and notes back within Yahoo? He reports that he has 10 years worth of data stored within the Yahoo contacts and notes and we can't afford to loose this data.
Yahoo recently changed their website layout and now several of my customers are unable to locate their Notes & Contacts within the new website.

Where have these things gone or what is the process to locate them?
When we get a suspicious email, we make a copy of the headers and then look for questionable email addresses and ip addresses in the route.  If we find something we think is a spam source, we block the incoming email address and ip address as needed.  Now I'm questioning that practice.

Here's why.  If you look at the portion of the header below, the email went through a server named VULTR-GUEST.local at ip  Checking the ip, it's registered to a server in Frankfurt Germany - not what we expect.  BUT, my question is, it left that server and went through a couple more registered to (Office365 I assume) before finally delivered to our mail server.  

Does it matter that the path took it through that German server, or is the last server before delivery to our system the only one we need to look at and be concerned about?

Here's a little of the middle portion of the header:
(2603:10b6:405:39::24) with Microsoft SMTP Server (version=TLS1_2,
cipher=TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA384) id 15.20.407.1 via Frontend
Transport; Wed, 10 Jan 2018 20:43:08 +0000
Received: from ( by ( with Microsoft
SMTP Server (version=TLS1_2, cipher=TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_256_GCM_SHA384) id
15.20.345.12 via Frontend Transport; Wed, 10 Jan 2018 20:43:07 +0000
Received: from VULTR-GUEST.local ( by
My home Wi-Fi can't access certain websites and would forever load until it throws up an error state. When I'm connected via ethernet, it works fine, so I know the Wi-Fi has issues. I also want to add that my printer normally prints via Wi-Fi and lately it hasn't been connecting. I'm having to hardwire my printer to my Macbook.

  • The devices I'm using are Macbook and Android phone.
  • This problem started roughly three months ago. No changes have been made to my Wi-Fi (that I know of).
  • I tried changing the DNS. It worked for a day but now the problem continues to exist.
  • I've reset the modem/router.
  • I've tried accessing aforementioned websites on different browsers. Same problem.
Hi Guys.

I am informed by Mimecast that there are 3rd party tools and providers on the web that allow Admins to migrate their Archive and Journal data from Veritas Enterprise Vault to Mimecast. I was wondering if anyone has any experience using such tools and where I would be able to obtain them from? We are not in a position to pay a provider to do this and would need to get this done ourselves. (A learning curve for future reference so 3rd party applications would be required).

In future we will be paying Mimecast to do all this for us unless there is a good solution out there?

Many thanks,
I need to run some google searches on some names but because of the EU data protection rules, some data cannot be displayed.  I need to be able to search as if from outside the EU.  hidemyass dot com used to be a site anyone could go to and use their data entry box to visit a site and appear as if from another location.  Thats not available now on their web site.

Any recommendations by others of other sites that still offer this for free?

Internet / Email Software

An email client, email reader or more formally mail user agent (MUA) is a computer program used to access and manage a user's email. A web application that provides message management, composition, and reception functions is sometimes also considered an email client, but more commonly referred to as webmail.