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On (05/09/07 20:22), Brian Foster said:
> the ISP, X, is a (small) operation owned by a much
> larger ISP, Y. so with some of searching (mostly
> en Français), I found the SMTP server for Y, and
> tried that. if you are reading this post, it's
> (still) working .... yea!
>> I haven't checked (yet), but I don't think Y's an
> open relay. OTOH, I've no idea how (or even if?)
> Y's authenticating?
>I suspect it's done on allowing a subnet to relay through the SMTP
server, but disallowing all others. This is a common SMTP configuration
for network-serving SMTP servers.
Stick the SMTP address into http://www.abuse.net/relay.html and see if
it's an open relay!
John Madden -- john at jmadden.eu
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