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Date:  Wed, 4 Mar 2009 15:31:24 -0500
From:  "Darrell D. Mobley" <dmobley (at mark)>
Subject:  [coba-e:15189] Re: Enable additional SMTP port
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Thank God Comcast doesn't do that universally.


Sent through Comcast to BQ via port 587.



From: Jeff Keller [mailto:jeff (at mark)] 
Sent: Wednesday, March 04, 2009 3:13 PM
To: coba-e (at mark)
Subject: [coba-e:15186] Re: Enable additional SMTP port


Comcast (at least in the Seattle area) blocks 25 & 587 (they're "Comcastic!)

On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 12:01 PM, Chris Gebhardt - VIRTBIZ Internet
<cobaltfacts (at mark)> wrote:

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


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
VIRTBIZ Internet Services
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