Some of our most common MDaemon support enquiries we get relate to users receiving spam.
Typically the amount of spam has either suddenly increased and there is a flood of junk messages or its just a specific message that looks to be obviously spam but has somehow made its way through.
Before picking up the phone to support you might find it useful to follow this simple guide to find out why MDaemon has not treated this message quite as expected.
I don’t often get asked about the MailStore proxy, as most of our customers tend to use a local email server of some kind such as MDaemon or Microsoft Exchange where it’s not needed. Every so often however, I’ll be asked about creating a centralised archiving solution for an off-site POP3/ SMTP service which is where it provides a simple but effective solution.
Typically customers using these services will have have been using simple, user-based archiving such as the manual creation of local PST files which may or may not be include in a wider backup strategy – by no means an ideal solution.
For this week’s entry I want to bring to attention a tool I’ve been using for many years that I believe should form part of every System Administrator’s toolkit.
Putty is a simple but incredibly useful Telnet and SSH (Secure shell) terminal tool.