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Friendly Reminder: Upgrade!

September 14th 2020

Hey everyone - this vulnerability has NOTHING to do with Dada Mail, but shows what can happen when something that allows you to view/upload files is found to have a vulnerability: https://www.wordfence.com/blog/2020/09/millions-of-sites-targeted-in-file-manager-vulnerability-attacks/ The latest versions of Dada Mail allow you to simple NOT have a file manager active, while also making sure any former copies of a file manager that was being used are inoperable. This is to keep things secure a ...Continue Reading

Re: Configuring for reCAPTCHA also upgrading if Dada Mail manually installed

September 10th 2020

On Sep 10, 2020, at 2:16 PM, Chris Holt chris.holt@PROTECTED [Dada Mail Developers] [1]dadadev@dadamailproject.com wrote: From: chris.holt@PROTECTED So I suspect the message means the .pm file calling reCAPTCHA needs a "use lib '/home..../lib'" line, like I have to add to pop3.pm to add SSL. I have JSON in the host local library.Does that sound likely? Yeah. -- Justin J: Lead Dadaist.url: http://dadamailproject.com email: justin@PROTECTED twitter: @ ...Continue Reading

Re: Configuring for reCAPTCHA also upgrading if Dada Mail manually installed

September 10th 2020

Just to add an epilogue: - I was able to use the Web-based installer to upgrade to 11_11_2. - I took the opportunity to add the Bounce Handler (which has sorted out a recent minor issue) and the Global config plugin. - As a side benefit, I also now have a utility for backing up and restoring the database. - I had the opportunity to configure for reCAPTCHA v2 but the installation test failed with "cannot locate JSON.pm in @INC". I have to build my CPAN routines locally and upload ...Continue Reading

Embedded Images + RSS Feed to message enhancements

September 10th 2020

I'm *also* working on a few other features around the app. One deals with images in HTML messages. Right now, there's an option to embed them in the message itself (this is the default). This is all well and good, but sometimes people upload absolutely **gigantic** images to put in their email messages, then send those out to a few thousand people. So, there's now an option to resize images that are over a limit. That limit is based on the width of the image, and can also be specified for a fe ...Continue Reading

Recurring Schedules Enhancements

September 10th 2020

I'm working on adding some more features to the recurring schedules. You'll now be able to set which week of the month you'd like to send a message out. See my screenshots I've attached - for example I can now say, "hey, send this message out on the first Sunday of the month". As it gets a little confusing on just what the options will do when it comes to setting schedules, I've also made a little calendar that will allow you to see when the scheduled mass mailing will be sending on. - ...Continue Reading

Re: Configuring for reCAPTCHA also upgrading if Dada Mail manually installed

September 8th 2020

Thanks for your clear guidance and reassurance. I'll try a Web-based installer upgrade combined with a reCAPTCHA configuration. Think I'll do a full backup of Dada Mail and the database first - just in case. Thanks again Chris On 08-Sep-20 3:46 AM, Justin J [1]justin@PROTECTED [Dada Mail Developers] wrote: From: [2]justin@PROTECTED On Sep 7, 2020, at 2:45 PM, Chris Holt [3]chris.holt@PROTECTED [Dada Mail Developers] [4]dadadev@PROTECTED wrote:From: [5]chris.h ...Continue Reading

Re: Configuring for reCAPTCHA also upgrading if Dada Mail manually installed

September 8th 2020

On Sep 7, 2020, at 2:45 PM, Chris Holt chris.holt@PROTECTED [Dada Mail Developers] [1]dadadev@dadamailproject.com wrote:From: chris.holt@PROTECTED I used the command line installer, which I think is still available. OK, so you did use the installer, just on the command line. Now that it is set up and working, would you expect the web-based installer to work with the existing (standard) installation for reCAPTCHA configuration? It's worth a try. Upgrading is also supported ...Continue Reading

Re: Configuring for reCAPTCHA also upgrading if Dada Mail manually installed

September 7th 2020

I used the command line installer, which I think is still available. In my case I uploaded dada-11_4_6.tar.gz to cgi-bin,extracted and unpacked it, renamed the installer and ran it with a command string set according to the guidance in the documentation.It installed fine, partly because from earlier attempts I had already set up the subdomain and database. Then I had to enable Bridge and set up my local cron but the basic install by the command line installer was straightforward. Now that it ...Continue Reading

Re: Configuring for reCAPTCHA also upgrading if Dada Mail manually installed

September 6th 2020

The installer would be needed to install and upgrade the app. The installer would also help make sure the prereqs. to use Google reCAPTCHA are working correctly, and allow you to test the config of it all, so it's what I also suggest if you want to set it up. How to configure it via the global config file also changes - and it has changed between what you're running and what's out now - again the installer helps smooth out those sort of details. How the heck did you install Dada Mail without t ...Continue Reading

Configuring for reCAPTCHA also upgrading if Dada Mail manually installed

September 6th 2020

Justin Firstly - thank you! Since we corresponded through the list in November about the semaphore messages, my ssh cli-installed and Schedule::Cron Dada Mail installation has worked continuously and flawlessly. Now, I would like to add reCAPTCHA to my subscription form, so that a publicly visible link to the form can be put on the astronomy club website. I want to be reasonably assured that the subscription request I see are genuine. In your online documentation about 'Google reCAPTCH v2 ...Continue Reading
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