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Re: Why do so few mail providers support Port 587?
On Fri, Feb 25, 2005, Jim Popovitch wrote: > > On Thu, 2005-02-24 at 23:36 -0500, Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote: > > > > The rest of us run mail services in the real world, where lots of users buy > > laptops, and then actually <gasp, shock> *use* the portability and thus often > > end up behind some other ISP's port-25 block. > > Why not a VPN solution. If you have mail servers that your users need, > chances are that you also have file servers, internal web servers. > calender servers, etc. Should file/web/calender servers all open one > port or internal access and a second port for authenticated external > access? It'd be nice. :) Although, its different for ISP access. An office, sure, a VPN is possibly the right solution. But your ISP email account? Why VPN to your ISP just for that? Adrian -- Adrian Chadd "You don't have a TV? Then what's <email@example.com> all your furniture pointing at?"