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Date:  Wed, 04 Mar 2009 22:34:03 +0100
From:  Rickard Osser <rickard.osser (at mark) bluapp.com>
Subject:  [coba-e:15193] Re: Enable additional SMTP port
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Hi Jeff,

turn on smtps (SMTP with SSL), it's authenticated and uses port 465 as
default. Most mail software like thunderbird, outlook outlook express
and mail.app supports it. It's easy and supported in BQ so there's no
need to hack it.

Regards,

Rickard

 

On Wed, 2009-03-04 at 11:56 -0800, 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.
> 
> JK
> 
> On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 11:48 AM, Andrew Marentis <amarentis (at mark) gmail.com>
> wrote:
>         Webmail  for remote users or set to authenticate before
>         sending email
>         
>         
>         
>         On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 11:37 AM, Jeff Keller
>         <jeff (at mark) datatune.com> wrote:
>                 We've all had to support customers who cannot use our
>                 servers for outbound SMTP mail due to ISP port 25 &
>                 587 filtering and although we often tell them to use
>                 their ISP's mail server, this creates hassles for
>                 non-technical users who travel with their laptop.
>                 
>                 I'd like to enable an alternate port (say 2525 for
>                 example?) to circumvent this issue.  What's the
>                 easiest way to do that without creating a config that
>                 gets overwritten by future BQ updates?
>                 
>                 JK
>         
>         
> 
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Rickard Osser <rickard.osser (at mark) bluapp.com>
BluApp AB