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Date:  Wed, 04 Mar 2009 14:01:42 -0600
From:  Chris Gebhardt - VIRTBIZ Internet <cobaltfacts (at mark)>
Subject:  [coba-e:15184] Re: Enable additional SMTP port
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Jeff Keller wrote:
> Most users prefer not to have a different email workflow when travelling 
> with their laptop and some simply don't want to use their ISP's mail 
> server because dealing with the ISP can be a chore. 
> Authentication still uses port 25/587 and is unfortunately blocked as well.
> I can setup additional SMTP ports in sendmail, but wasn't sure if there 
> was a method of doing this without loosing the settings after a 
> mail-related yum update.

Interesting... what provider is blocking 587?   587's sole purpose is to 
provide a path of authenticated relay.  I've never heard of a major ISP 
blocking it.

Chris Gebhardt
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