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Email flow schema

Offline smeghead

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Email flow schema
« on: May 31, 2024, 08:44:07 AM »
Howdy brainstrust

I would like to document the way the server handles email, inbound flow, outbound flow, & the way the server deals with client connections and their inbound and outbound flows.

At each point in the flow I'm looking to document requirements for that 'bit' to work correctly & hence build out some checks to run if problems are encountered.  I would also like to document which log file(s) hold info related to each step in the flow.

Any assistance would be welcome.

If there are any docs that already detail any of this that I could use as a start point then fabulous; the email section in the docs doesn't really address this kinda request/process.

Happy to move this to Bugzilla if the powers that be deem it more appropriate.

Cheers
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Offline ReetP

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Re: Email flow schema
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2024, 11:35:15 AM »
Yes it would be nice to be documented.

However.

We will be changing some of this for v11 as we move from Qmail towards Postfix as our basic mail transport.

The basic schema should be similar though.

This would really be a documentation bug.

And the best place to chat it through is on Rocket where you have an account and we have a documentation channel #SME-Documentation for this.

Please note - both your notification emails from the forums @ koozali.org and from Rocket.Chat @reetspetit.info are blocked by your mail server so you are missing notifications! You should probably whitelist both domains.
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Offline mmccarn

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Re: Email flow schema
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2024, 04:21:16 AM »

Offline smeghead

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Re: Email flow schema
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2024, 04:24:40 AM »
.. I just whitelisted both domains, I'm presuming whitelist entries take precedence over blacklist?  I block email from many of the newer TLD's as when I've analysed logs across many mailservers they are only used for spam.  The reets info domain is the first I've encountered  that is not a spammer.

Please note - both your notification emails from the forums @ koozali.org and from Rocket.Chat @reetspetit.info are blocked by your mail server so you are missing notifications! You should probably whitelist both domains.
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Offline ReetP

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Re: Email flow schema
« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2024, 10:04:37 AM »
Should be ok - see if you get a notification from koozali for this post.

The reets domain is a VM on my server at online.net and sometimes gets a network block due to other spammy swine also renting servers. Annoying.

I'll ping from there too to test.
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Offline ReetP

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Re: Email flow schema
« Reply #5 on: June 03, 2024, 10:12:07 AM »
I think you should whitelist contribs.org too.

I can still see a bounce from the koozali mail server.

Just emailed it from my gmail account for you to check.

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Offline Stefano

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Re: Email flow schema
« Reply #6 on: June 03, 2024, 02:04:39 PM »
We will be changing some of this for v11 as we move from Qmail towards Postfix as our basic mail transport.

would you mind to share the bug id related to this?
thanks

Offline ReetP

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Re: Email flow schema
« Reply #7 on: June 03, 2024, 02:17:03 PM »
would you mind to share the bug id related to this?
thanks

I think it is still in the pipeline. JP hasn't started on it yet as there is a mountain of other stuff going on right now.

There'll be bugs in due course no doubt!
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Offline Stefano

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Re: Email flow schema
« Reply #8 on: June 03, 2024, 02:24:49 PM »
I think it is still in the pipeline. JP hasn't started on it yet as there is a mountain of other stuff going on right now.

There'll be bugs in due course no doubt!


thank you

I asked just because didn't find anything related an thought I'm old and blind :-)

Offline ReetP

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Re: Email flow schema
« Reply #9 on: June 03, 2024, 03:00:07 PM »
and thought I'm old and blind :-)

Not far wrong there mate ;-)
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Offline Jean-Philippe Pialasse

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Re: Email flow schema
« Reply #10 on: June 03, 2024, 08:40:01 PM »
Stefano,

not bugged yet but in the wiki roadmap https://wiki.koozali.org/SME_Server_wishlist#SME_Server_11.X

Offline TerryF

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Re: Email flow schema
« Reply #11 on: June 04, 2024, 07:55:07 AM »
thank you

I asked just because didn't find anything related an thought I'm old and blind :-)

To much ACDC mate, head banger LOL :-)
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