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Our free tools for Mac OS X Server Mail Services – spamtrainer and mailbfr – have been downloaded more than 100’000 times and are helping system administrators looking after Mac OS X Servers from 10.3 to 10.13.

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Our free tutorials and whitepapers related to Mac OS X Server Mail and Web Services have been downloaded more than 500’000 times. The tutorials are available for a wide range of topics and for Mac OS X Server versions from 10.4 to 10.13.

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What does the Image Paster plugin do?

The Image Paster plugin allows you to paste an image directly into the body of an email. Very useful when sending screenshots Source https://plugins.roundcube.net/packages/mat_krauser/image_paster Version 1.0 https://github.com/mkrauser/roundcube_image_paster/tree/v1.0 License GPL-3.0+

How do I enable and disable Roundcube plugins?

This article covers how to enable and disable plugins, but does not cover how to configure any specific plugins. IMPORTANT: A misconfigured plugin could cause roundcube to fail. Always backup before making changes. To see a list of your available plugins ls /usr/local/topicdesk/roundcube/WebApp/plugins/ Let’s be friendly and enable: emoticons Plugins are enabled/disabled in the roundcube […]

Why do postconf -n and postfix reload produce unexpected output on OS X Server 5?

If you’ve been a long-time OS X Server user, especially from the days prior to OS X Server 5, then you’ll find that commands that used to work fine, suddenly produce unexpected output. For example: postconf -n may show you Postfix parameters which are completely different from what you would expect them to be. While: […]

SpamAssassin Filter for New TLDs (.xyz .info .ninja etc)

Have you seen an increased spam from new TLDs (top level domains like these)? .link, .xyz, .info, .ninja This short tutorial demonstrates how to create a filter to add points for messages that are not from a list of preferred TLDs. Important: This filter is not for everyone and you should adjust for best results […]

Setting Logging Levels for Mail Services on OS X Server 5

With OS X Server 5, Apple has further modified logging level and files for mail services. This setup is well thought out for occasional log peeking through Server.app, but can make it a bit cumbersome for troubleshooting since different log levels are written into separate log files, rather than a single one. The most important […]

Is My Server Running in Performance Mode?

In the earlier days (up to OS X Lion 10.7), Server Admin had an option to “Dedicate system resources for high performance services”. This option is no longer available in the GUI, but it still exists on the command-line. NOTE: If you are using OS X 10.11 El Capitan or greater, you will need to […]

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