[FoRK] Dial up ISP in Oregon?

Jared Rhine < jared at wordzoo.com > on > Thu Nov 16 09:26:25 PST 2006

Ian Andrew Bell wrote:
> Put an SMTP server on Port 2525.

There's a standardized port defined for this purpose, TCP port 587, the
"mail submission" port, from RFC 2476 (conceptually separating MTA from
MSA).  I haven't yet seen an ISP that blocks 25 that also blocks port 587.
Traditionally, this port is TLS+SASL enabled so it works from anywhere to
anywhere.

Higher ports work fine too.

-- Jared


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