[FoRK] Dial up ISP in Oregon?

Ian Holsman < ian at holsman.net > on > Tue Nov 14 12:04:52 PST 2006

Hi Andy
why not try google hosted domains?
it allows you to send email from your domain (i run holsman.net's  
mail off it)
you just need to point your MX record to their servers.

On 15/11/2006, at 6:20 AM, Andy Armstrong wrote:

> Sorry to bother FoRK with this. I provide web hosting to a guy who  
> makes mountain bike frames in Medford, Oregon - Jeff Jones  
> (jonesbikes.com). He's a fantastic frame builder but he sucks  
> pretty amazingly at computers. At the moment he's dialling up with  
> Jeffnet.org (http://www4.jeffnet.org/) and finds that he often  
> can't send mail - relaying denied - presumably because their  
> outgoing mail server doesn't like him sending mail using the  
> jonesbikes.com domain name. For whatever reason - possibly  
> transparent proxying by his ISP - he isn't able to connect to my  
> smtp server (which would allow him to send mail).
> I'm having limited success solving his problems from here in the UK...
> Would anyone happen to know of a different ISP that serves Medford  
> that I could recommend to him? Somebody who wouldn't get funky  
> about people sending mail using a domain name other than the ISP  
> provided one?
> Thanks :)
> -- 
> Andy Armstrong, hexten.net
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