Posts Tagged ‘ email ’

Editing Gitlab email templates to prevent them from getting caught in spam filters

Nov 5th, 2014 | By

So it looks like the default emails are getting picked up by gmail’s spam filters so I wanted to rewrite the tempaltes so they seemed a bit more natural sounding and hopefully pass the test.  To do so you need to go into :   and edit the following files: /opt/gitlab/embedded/service/gitlab-rails/app/views/notify new_user_email.text.erb new_user_email.html.haml   This will
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Mass email migration from local pop3 (thunderbird) client to imap or exchange client (zimbra) while preserving folder structure

May 27th, 2014 | By

Well this one is a serious doozy, here’s the situation: I have been using thunderbird via pop3 and organizing all of the emails manually into folders locally over the past 3-4 years This has resulted in close to 100,000 emails(or 6 check out this site.9GB) being organized and sorted manually or through filters into a
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Thunderbird has a max size per folder: Errors saying cannot copy to sent folder today

Aug 16th, 2013 | By

So it appears that if you are like me and save 100% of your emails that thunderbird will eventually shit a brick and tell you enough is enouhg.. From what I’ve read that limit is 4GB per folder, or in my case 14236 emails in the sent folder.  A fine example of why it might
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Remove auto-created email specific thunderbird folders – have everything go into 1 local folder

Mar 20th, 2013 | By

This was something that I seemed to have figured out and forgot again so I’ll blog about it this time to keep it permanently in memory 🙂   Anyways, so the deal is when you add a new email account in thunderbird it creates a specific set of folders and subfolders for that new email
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How I quickly lowered my x-spam / spam assassin score on outgoing email

Apr 27th, 2012 | By

Well this is going to depend on the type of signature you have here but if you are having random issues with your emails getting blocked as spam and you’ve moved servers, or as in my case setup a brand new server with it’s own dedicated IP’s, and you are still running into issues take
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Postfix not accepting external emails

Dec 28th, 2011 | By

So another fun little learning lesson today with the new mail server..  I could send and receive emails internally no problem(sending from me@me.com to you@me.com) but the moment I wanted to send something from another mail server to the new one well it wasn’t having any of it. As with all things there are always
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mail for loops back to myself error message with Postfix

Dec 22nd, 2011 | By

So was going through the last phases of setting up my mail server today and this was the final stumbling block before email was able to be delivered properly.  After searching high and low it ended up being an issue with the transport table (#transport_maps = proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_transports.cf)   just comment or delete that line and
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Drupal myself and I – Chapter 7: Obvious but Overlooked

Jul 1st, 2010 | By

The first Obvious yet overlooked thing I just got around to setting up with a module called ‘Comment Notify’ Comment notify is a great little module that I didn’t even think about over the past week and a half of drupal setup but it is such a common sense one that I wonder how it
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Google Wave Explained

Oct 17th, 2009 | By

So if you fall into the half of the internet that has no idea what google wave is but is inexorably excited about it then check out this video explanation to see what all the fuss is about A slightly less humorous explanation by the developers themselves And finally if you have 2 hours to
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