How to pre-check email before it’s sent (Editor approval)

One of the particularly nice features in MDaemon is the ability to customise the flow of email through the use of its built in content filters.

In the past we’ve mainly focused on using the content filter in different ways to automate tasks, change message content and redirect mail to other locations.

In this article I’ll give you an overview of how you can make use of the content filter and MDaemon’s custom queues to intercept some or all outbound email, have a user check and authorise it manually, and then let it continue along its intended delivery path.

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Support queries shared: Bulk archiving existing PST files into MailStore

It’s likely that if you’ve been using Outlook to archive your emails, by the time you get to the point where you’re ready to  use a dedicated email archiving product such as MailStore, you’ll have a number of PST archive files knocking about, and quite possibly in a variety of locations.

There are a long list of reasons why we recommend against archiving to PST (which you can read all about in another post), but in this article I’m going to focus on what to do if you have gone down that route, and show you how to upload and centralise multiple PST archives in one go rather than one at a time.

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Email archiving methods explained: Journaling Vs. mailbox collection

How should you archive with MailStore?If you’ve just downloaded MailStore, you’re no doubt primed and ready to start hitting “next, next, next” to get up and running as soon as possible. Before you do however, it is worth just taking a moment to think about your requirements in a little more detail.

We see all sorts of weird and wonderful variations to cater for different customer scenarios, but in most cases you’ll need to consider which combination of “journalling“, and direct connection to individual mailboxes you’re going to use to archive your email.

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BackupAssist 7 Beta now available

You may have picked up from our subtle marketing that something new is on the horizon with the next release of BackupAssist, Version 7.

Now the public Beta is here I’m excited to be able to finally tell you all about the new features, which include a completely reworked interface design.

First off, let me introduce the completely new simplified interface and layout…

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Kent SBS User Group Meeting

James presenting at the Kent SBS user groupNeil and I recently returned from sunny Chatham where we were kindly invited to come along and talk to attendees of the Kent SBS user group about MDaemon Messaging Server.

This is one of a number of regional groups across the UK which include Manchester, Reading Birmingham, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Each consists of like-minded IT support companies and managed service providers wanting to keep their “toe-in” with market and product developments, discuss some of the challenges they face in the field, and perhaps most importantly, help keep the local Dominos in business.

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MDaemon expired licence promotion – extended until 31st October 2012!

MDaemon promotion extended

Are you an MDaemon user with an old expired licence?

Would you benefit from better performance, two way synchronisation of any mobile device, a fast “desktop-like” Webmail client and more?

Upgrade to MDaemon Pro version 13.0 this month and we’ll provide you with all of this, upgrade protection for another 12 months and free technical support, for 50% less than it would ordinarily cost!

If you’re an existing business user you’d be crazy to miss out on this great saving and it’s really simple to take advantage of…

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Support queries shared: Advanced MailStore archiving using folder inclusions and exclusions

I had an interesting support request recently where a customer asked if there was a way to archive a particular user’s mail folders in slightly different ways to all the other users.

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