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Re: Why do so few mail providers support Port 587?
On Thu, Feb 24, 2005 at 04:20:33PM -0500, Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote: > On Thu, 24 Feb 2005 16:08:42 EST, Nils Ketelsen said: > > On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 09:00:11PM -0500, Sean Donelan wrote: > > > 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. > If you're a roaming user from that provider, and you're at some other > site that blocks or hijacks port 25, you can still send mail by tossing > it to your main provider's 587. If that's not a good enough reason to And if I am a roaming user at some other site, that blocks or hijacks port 587? > motivate the provider to support it, nothing will (except maybe when the > users show up en masse with pitchforks and other implements of > destruction...) Then, I believe, nothing will motivate me. Nils