SmarterMail 3.x Help

Release Notes

Version 3.2.2326 (2006-05-15)

  • ADDED: Added a global setting for skipping spam checks for IP addresses that are white listed for SMTP
  • ADDED: Added new web service functions to allow SmarterMail Sync to work with shared items and include free/busy information
  • CHANGED: A user changing their password now must enter their current password before they are allowed to change it
  • FIXED: Certain SMTP commands such as EHLO and AUTH were not getting treated as bad commands when they are received multiple times in a row
  • FIXED: Changed the response code for any unknown SMTP error from 500 to 451 so the sender will try again later
  • FIXED: Fixed a bug when searching for messages in subfolders. Users should now be able to view these messages properly.
  • FIXED: If the header or footer of a mailing list was enabled, messages sent to the list would have underscores replaced with spaces
  • FIXED: IP addresses temporarily blocked by the email harvesting abuse detection rule were not showing on the "Reports->Current Blocks" page
  • FIXED: On servers with large numbers of concurrent webmail users, session information could get swapped causing behavior such as a signature from the wrong user being added to an outgoing message
  • FIXED: On some messages spam checks would get written multiple times into the X-SmarterMail-Spam header of a message
  • FIXED: Protocol timeout fields are now properly attached to the settings in the protocol settings page.
  • FIXED: Text added via spam filters to the subject, such as the default "[Spam Low]" could appear multiple times depending on the path a message takes before final delivery
  • FIXED: The text encoding Cyrillic (Windows) now functions correctly when composing in webmail.
  • FIXED: When reading an email, the date will now be converted to the user's time zone.

Version 3.1.2305 (2006-04-24)

  • FIXED: An exception occurred in the Professional Edition of SmarterMail 3.1 when clicking the 'to', 'cc' or 'bcc' contact popup links while composing a new message.
  • FIXED: Attachments with names that include spaces were not handled correctly when composed in webmail, leading to them being improperly shown in some email clients. (such as GMail)
  • FIXED: Fixed a problem where, if you had a domain formatted like example.com, SmarterMail would not let you add example.com.au.
  • FIXED: Modified the SmarterMail Sync interface to accommodate non-US cultures.
  • FIXED: Option to mark / unmark messages as spam did not show on the non-enhanced message list page.
  • FIXED: Resolved a problem where user aliases could not be added or updated
  • FIXED: Sharing Tasks did not work
  • FIXED: When a message is composed in web mail as plain text and includes an attachment, the message would be shown in raw content mode by default.

Version 3.1.2298 (2006-04-17)

  • ADDED: A new feature has been added to domain settings that forces autoresponders to only fire once per day per sender. The setting was also added to the Default Domain Settings Propagation page.
  • ADDED: Added an option to bind outbound SMTP to the IP Address of the domain from which it is sending.
  • ADDED: Category support added for contacts, tasks, and events
  • ADDED: In contacts popup dialogs, categories can be used to filter result set.
  • ADDED: Support for SmarterMail Sync line of products
  • CHANGED: People could attach to a shared resource that they are sharing. That is now unpermitted.
  • FIXED: "500 unknown temp error" response would sometimes appear in a SmarterMail SMTP session when using subspools
  • FIXED: Archiving was not functioning in some circumstances.
  • FIXED: Attach to Resource no longer lists resources shared by the user viewing the page
  • FIXED: Attachment icons show properly in search results when using web mail
  • FIXED: Autoresponders can now be completely disabled
  • FIXED: Autoresponders will no longer send to local users when disabled by the system admin
  • FIXED: Dates saved in calendaring did not always load correctly in some locales
  • FIXED: Default skinbase download in help file now works properly with SmarterMail 3.x
  • FIXED: Eliminated random webmail exceptions dealing with "key already in list"
  • FIXED: Ensim can now properly add domains to SmarterMail 3.x
  • FIXED: Fixed a spool header loading issue where messages could get stuck on the spam check
  • FIXED: GetSubscriberList web service was returning the digest subscribers
  • FIXED: If you connect to two address lists, they will not be available in the contact selection popup
  • FIXED: If you connected to more than one shared contact list, none of those lists will show up in the contact selection popup
  • FIXED: IMAP now returns an error if it receives a code that cannot be understood, instead of returning nothing.
  • FIXED: In the enhanced message list page the move menu allowed a user to move messages to the same folder that he is in
  • FIXED: In the enhanced message list page, it was possible to move a message to the folder it was already in. The folder was removed from the list to simplify things.
  • FIXED: In the non-enhanced message list and view message pages, the move menu would not include folders of the same name that could be attached to other users.
  • FIXED: In the non-enhanced message list page and view message page the move menu would not include user folders when in a shared folder of the same name, and would not include shared folders when in a user folder of the same name
  • FIXED: Message lists now show dates exactly 7 days ago as a date rather than day of the week
  • FIXED: Message sizes show properly in search results when using web mail
  • FIXED: Resolved an issue where starting an RSS Feed name with a forward slash would cause higher CPU usage when logging into web mail.
  • FIXED: Resolved some interface issues with shared user groups "everyone" and "administrators".
  • FIXED: RSS did not work in some languages including Thai
  • FIXED: Sent Items folder now allows searching on To address rather than From address
  • FIXED: Some fields wouldn't show up when importing a csv contact list
  • FIXED: Some messages sent through a SmarterMail mailing list would not display correctly in yahoo webmail
  • FIXED: Sub-folder names are now properly sorted in the tree view in the web interface.
  • FIXED: The user groups Everyone and Administrator now display properly on sharing permissions page.
  • FIXED: When an account has many folders, some were not appearing in the Move to Folder menu in web mail.
  • FIXED: When composing a message in webmail, pressing Tab while in the To box would sometimes jump to the URL field in the browser.
  • FIXED: When composing in webmail, extra spaces will no longer be added if a user does not have a signature.
  • EFFICIENCY: Improved efficiency involving webmail access to sharing, calendaring and rss xml configuration files

Version 3.0.2249 (2006-02-27)

  • FIXED: Disabling LDAP would not persist the setting through a restart of the mail service
  • FIXED: Disabling the Global Address List at the domain level did not work
  • FIXED: From the standard message list, could not move messages into a shared folder if the folder contained an "@" symbol.
  • FIXED: The Global Address List popup box would show users that are supposed to be hidden
  • FIXED: Time zones containing semi-colons did not work properly in calendaring

Version 3.0.2242 (2/20/06)

  • ADDED: Authenticated user header now being added to emails sent through webmail
  • ADDED: An option for domain admins to remove users from the global address list and LDAP
  • FIXED: Quick "Add to contacts" button was not appearing when reading a message
  • FIXED: "Delete" link on shared folders with full access that included spaces in the name did not work on the advanced messages page
  • FIXED: Messages on the advanced message page could not be moved into a mapped folder with full access
  • FIXED: When a contact does not have a display name, display name will show the email address instead of "Untitled"
  • FIXED: Whitelist did not have proper priority over blacklist
  • FIXED: When using IIS compression with SmarterMail, attachments would lose their final 2 bytes when opening/saving in webmail
  • FIXED: When adding a domain to a secured server, the protected folder check would sometimes trigger on non-system folders
  • FIXED: "Delete All" menu item text in actions drop down menu was not getting pulled from language file correctly
  • FIXED: Domains with many users would take large amounts of CPU when using webmail, and logins would take a long time.
  • FIXED: Importing and exporting of contacts failed when dealing with non-English characters. Filenames in the zip file are still required to be in ASCII, so foreign characters in filenames will still not appear correctly, but will function correctly when imported into SmarterMail, Outlook, etc.
  • FIXED: Some fields in contacts did not import/export correctly
  • FIXED: Left folder tree was not bolding folders that contained subfolders with unread messages
  • FIXED: Advanced message page was not correctly setting the title of the page on a subfolder
  • FIXED: Attachments in mailing lists were sometimes truncated
  • FIXED: An incorrect button separator was showing up on contacts page when sharing is disabled
  • FIXED: Random UserCache error on webmail login fixed
  • FIXED: When Smarterail had the exact number of domains set up as your limit allowed, you could not edit a domain
  • FIXED: RSS now correctly updates in the background
  • FIXED: Resolved "object reference not set to an instance of an object" error that sometimes happened when using sharing
  • FIXED: Email harvesting prevention was not correctly taking into account bad session count
  • FIXED: Hop count detection was not properly resetting for SMTP sessions that send multiple messages
  • FIXED: Improved responsiveness for the AJAX message list page
  • FIXED: In certain situations you could not add new users
  • FIXED: Delete link on advanced message list did not work properly with subfolders
  • FIXED: When sending an email to a mailing list with content type of multipart/related, the message would send as a blank message
  • FIXED: Reminders would sometimes appear in the wrong time zone
  • FIXED: Resolved a 100% CPU usage when using a browser to view inline attachments

Version 3.0.2231 (2/08/06)

  • ADDED: Calendaring with invite and event notification
  • ADDED: Task lists
  • ADDED: RSS, RDF and ATOM news feed reader within the webmail interface
  • ADDED: SMTP Plus Addressing - Allows to send incoming mail to a users specific folder
  • ADDED: POP Plus Addressing - Allows user to retrieve POP message from a non inbox folder
  • ADDED: Default user settings for a domain
  • ADDED: Ability to set local ip binding on outbound messages
  • ADDED: Ability to run spam checks at SMTP level and block incoming spam
  • ADDED: Update notification sidebar item for system administrators
  • ADDED: Web services added for manipulating mailing lists
  • ADDED: Propagation utility page to automatically set all domains with administrator-chosen default settings
  • ADDED: Modern AJAX message listing and folder list updating within the web mail interface
  • ADDED: Sub spooling bypassing NTFS file limitations and reducing the potential of spool backup
  • ADDED: Can now login to webmail with just the username when url is of the form http://mail.domain.com
  • ADDED: Option to disable mailing lists
  • ADDED: Option to not send subscribe / unsubscribe from mailing list emails
  • ADDED: Action on spool management page to resest retry times back to 0
  • ADDED: Much better integration with Declude. This includes weights from Declude now used in SmarterMail's spam filtering.
  • ADDED: Easy searches added to user, alias and list subscriber pages
  • ADDED: SMTP Logging enhanced to display the address used to authentication with
  • ADDED: Support for the 'LAST' command in POP3
  • ADDED: Message preview option. Allows you to view a portion of messages from the message list page.
  • ADDED: Time Zone that is adjustable on a domain and user basis
  • ADDED: Support for HTML auto responder messages
  • ADDED: New content filters: "Does not match", "From trusted senders"
  • ADDED: New content filter action: "Copy message"
  • ADDED: Support for submission only port (rfc 2476)
  • ADDED: Ability to impersonate a local user for SmarterMail administrators for troubleshooting purposes
  • ADDED: Graph on the "Server Status" report showing the last 24 hours of SMTP, POP, IMAP and Delivery activity.
  • ADDED: Option to disable catch-all accounts at a global level
  • ADDED: Maximum hop count detection
  • ADDED: Multiple denial of service detection rules can be added per protocol, allowing for greater flexibility
  • ADDED: Shared calendars, contacts, list, tasks, and folders for total collaboration (Enterprise Edition Only)
  • ADDED: Shared folders works for both webmail and IMAP (Enterprise Edition Only)
  • ADDED: User Groups for assigning access to shared resources (Enterprise Edition Only)
  • ADDED: LDAP support allowing contacts to be integrated into Outlook for Global Address Lists (Enterprise Edition Only)
  • ADDED: Active Directory authentication (Enterprise Edition Only)
  • ADDED: Global Address List with integrated user profiles (Enterprise Edition Only)
  • ADDED: Message archiving at the system and/or domain level (Enterprise Edition Only)
  • CHANGED: User and Alias administration moved to separate pages, and now uses paging. Previously a domain with 1000+ users would show them all on one page
  • CHANGED: Messages from authenticated users now skip spam checks
  • CHANGED: Web services updated for LDAP, shared resources, and bypassForwardBlacklist setting
  • CHANGED: Mailing list header and footers are now inserted into appropriate MIME parts of a message
  • CHANGED: Mailing List Digest messages are constructed better, improving readability
  • CHANGED: When you reply to a message, focus is set to the message body
  • CHANGED: Spool Messages now retain retry attempts and times through a service restart. Previously those would reset after restarting the service.
  • CHANGED: Received dates on message lists now show the time the messages was received. This time uses the users time zone.
  • CHANGED: Settings pages use tabs for a cleaner, easier to use interface
  • CHANGED: Log level settings consolidated to 3 options: Exceptions only, Normal and Detailed
  • CHANGED: Global Spam administration consolidated to a single page.
  • CHANGED: Free edition no longer requires any activation
  • FIXED: High CPU usage when a domain was set to use an IP that didn't exist on the server
  • FIXED: SSL warning issues when using SSL with web mail
  • FIXED: Issue with caching problem with contacts allowing two different logins on the Same PC to see the same contacts
  • FIXED: Bypass forward black list didn't allow forwards to get added / edited that contains a black listed forward target domain
  • FIXED: List commands now handle messages with quoted printable encoding
  • FIXED: Notifications to Postmaster were not being properly delivered
  • FIXED: Enable/Disable Hoverbar user setting did not work in some instances
  • EFFICIENCY: Changed how files are handled making reading and writing faster, the files smaller and less memory usage
  • EFFICIENCY: No longer rewritting every .eml message in the spool due to spam checks
  • EFFICIENCY: Up to 45% performance improvement in SMTP, Delivery and Application Startup times (domain loading)
  • EFFICIENCY: Many more minor adjustments for usability and stability