UPDATE! Chrome Browser Not Connecting Securely to PMBx Webmail

The problem with the Chrome browser should now be resolved. The original security certificates have been replaced and this should no longer be an issue. Please know that your secure connections were never compromised by this issue. Warmest regards, Ron Smith, MD, postmaster@pmbx.net  

New Credit Card Payment Option Besides PayPal

I’m excited to offer, in addition to PayPal, a regular credit card processing option. PayPal is great, but I know that sometimes it can be problematic for some. It has advantages though. The new processor is through Stripe. It will require accurate zip code and security codes, so take care when you use enter your […]

Postmaster Notice Class II: Security notice

Security Note: PMBx is not now nor has it been under NSA or other government intrusion or snooping. Security Classes You will no doubt have noted the subject for this email has ‘Class III’ included in it. What are those classes and why should you pay attention? Many of you simply ignore the postmaster posts. […]


PMBx is a private email box service that is part of Ron Smith MD Pediatrics. I use this service for secure, HIPAA-compliant email in my medical practice. To those who need it, I offer our level of security in single email boxes or blocks of boxes which groups can manage themselves. Our service provides for […]

Why PMBx Only Uses Apple

From its inception some fifteen years ago, PMBx has only used Apple computers. Why is that? Its not because I’m just an Apple fanboy. Apple has been repeatedly been shown to be the most secure platform. Recently I read an article that underscores Apple’s view of privacy. Its well worth the read: http://www.macworld.com/article/2366921/why-apple-really-cares-about-your-privacy.html

SquirrelMail Web Mail Interface

No doubt you are looking for the SquirrelMail web mail interface. A recent operating system update for the PMBx server proved to be too much for SquirrelMail. That code has been poorly maintained and just stopped working. Your email account, if it is still active though, can be accessed through any of the other webmail interfaces, […]

New PMBx Web Site

This is the new PMBx site under development. Please be patient as we implement a faster and less frustrating user experience.

How To Pay For Your PMBx Email Box

Payment for initiation, or renewal, of all PMBx email boxes can not be made through the PMBx website. You should contact me directly and I will send you an email with instructions on how to pay. Warmest regards, Ron Smith, MD, postmaster@pmbx.net

Help! My Emails Are Being Rejected!

Server Error 591 If you are getting something like the following then your local IP address has probably been used by another computer which was botted and sending out spam. Notice the error number (highlighted in red) is 591. Fortunately you can fix this error by clicking on the spamhaus link in your copy of […]