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Re: Why do so few mail providers support Port 587?
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Thor Lancelot Simon wrote: | On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 09:00:11PM -0500, Sean Donelan wrote: | |>Sendmail now includes Port 587, although some people disagree how |>its done. But Exchange and other mail servers are still difficult |>for system administrators to configure Port 587 (if it doesn't say |>click here for Port 587 during the Windows installer, its too |>complicated). | | | This is utterly silly. Running another full-access copy of the MTA | on a different port than 25 achieves precisely nothing -- Actually, it achives a number of things. First that comes to mind is to allow road-warriors to establish tls conections with the home mta by side-stepping hote and hotspot style mta proxies. -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.0 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFCE1/A0STXFHxUucwRAnzPAJ9dqTukhoF7fNpzZjTMAqRe7DunoQCaApJw h0/sB5P5205mmBp/+ZNfO4k= =G/2V -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----