[FoRK] Dial up ISP in Oregon?

Ian Andrew Bell < hello at ianbell.com > on > Thu Nov 16 10:44:36 PST 2006

Last time I checked, Wayport was blocking that port in hotels.  Since  
SMTP submission is such a politically laden protocol, it's always  
beneficial to live outside the standards.

-Ian.
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On 16-Nov-06, at 9:26 AM, Jared Rhine wrote:

> 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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