paul at clubi.ie wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Sep 2007, Gareth Eason wrote:
>>> One reason you might want to set a smarthost - OR better, use
>> SSMTP (or similar) to send mail, is that many ISPs block port 25
>> outbound from all IP addresses. They only allow port 25 (SMTP)
>> connections to their own SMTP relay servers, i.e. their own mail
>> Obviously eircom don't do this, or Tim's message wouldn't have gotten
>> Also, ISPs who do this are being long-term-dumb..
Not if they open port 25 for you if you ask.
ISP I use only allows their own SMTP
two allow any.
Only eircom I can use when I'm not on their IP, and then by pop before
smtp + authenticate. Two don't allow any access to their SMTP when you
aren't on their IPs
Another reason to stick to appropriate ISP SMTP.
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