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Re: Why do so few mail providers support Port 587?
On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 09:00:11PM -0500, Sean Donelan wrote: > Although RFC2476 was published in December 1998, its amazing > how few mail providers support the Message Submission protocol > for e-mail on Port 587. Even odder, some mail providers > use other ports such as 26 or 2525, but not the RFC recommended > Port 587 for remote authenticated mail access for users. I can not say anything about other providers, but I don't do it for a simple reason: I think it is completely pointless. > What can be done to encourage universities and other mail providers > with large roaming user populations to support RFC2476/Port 587? Give a good reason. That is still the missing part. Nils