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Do you need an SSD VPS?

Many have bought an SSD VPS, They are fast, and they think it is a server. Until somebody has told you that this is sharing a server. Yes, in the web hosting market a server may have cost you a few hundreds of dollars a month, a VPS may cost you as little as 5 dollars. It will make no sense if a web hosting […]

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A Snapshot vs a Backup

Many have not understood what is a snapshot? What are the differences? Which is better? Today, we are here to explain to you the differences, the pros and cons of the backups and the snapshots. Snapshot is only available to a VM. Whether they are called VPS or something else. If the instance is virtualized, a snapshot is possible. Backup is installing an agent into the […]

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Enable DKIM in SmarterMail

  DKIM has been popular to ensure email delivery, especially for bulk senders. You can enable DKIM signing on all your outgoing emails. The feature is handy for all SmarterMail administrators. The feature is located in Domain settings. Create and copy the DKIM keys into your domain DNS txt record. That’s all. Now, you have enabled DKIM.

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Enable 2 FA authentication

  For an extra layer of account protection, you can enable 2FA authentication un SmarterMail. Yes, it is part of Smartermail, not an addon, and you do not pay this feature. Your webmail is even more secure than before.  The figures will show you how to enable 2FA authentication in your account settings.  

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How to check email header

  This is essential for all. When someone is asking you to check email header? Or the sender? The most common mistake is looking at the email itself and provides you with the screenshot of the sender, the recipient, the subject, date and time. This not the email header and they should look like this; Return-Path: <mailer@infusionmail.com> Received: from mx67.antispamcloud.com (mx67.antispamcloud.com [212.32.243.83]) by mail.vastspace.sg with […]

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IDS in email server?

I have dealt with web hosting for many years now. SmarterMail is the only email server software comes with IDS. In case you didn’t know what is IDS? IDS is normally found in firewall known as intrusion detecting system. IDS has a set of rules if any connection has violated the rules, mitigation will kick in. They serve to minimize the risk of a server’s […]

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Chinese Words? No problem on SmarterMail

  SmarterMail supports multi-languages. If you prefer to use Chinese words in your SmaterMail menu, simply select Simplify or Traditional Chinese during login. The pictures will show you how.

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Is SmarterMail a good email server software?

Is SmarterMail a good email server software? Many asked me this question, Is SmarterMail good? How good is good? I have used many email server software for the last 25 years. SmarterMail gives me the reason to acquire partnership. NOT that I said good because I'm selling them but the other way round. I can still remember it was version 2 when I know the existence [...]
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SmarterMail license?

  We offer both leased and buy licenses for SmarterMail licenses. But when do buy or leased a SmarterMail license? I wrote as a simple guide to help you decide to buy or lease a SmarterMail license. If you are planning to use it up to 12 months or longer. You will save more in the long run if you buy a license. If you […]

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