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Re: Why do so few mail providers support Port 587?
On 02/25/05, just me <email@example.com> wrote: > On Fri, 25 Feb 2005, Edward B. Dreger wrote: > > Internal users: With AUTH - correlate message with authenticated user, > then forbid mail transmission for them only. I'd rather do that than > slog through RADIUS logs. But, hey, maybe if I had more free time... > > Increasing the detail of an audit trail doesnt mean anyone will > automatically use the information in an effective manner. > > Without auth, most ISPs could correlate abuse behavior between MTA > logs and RADIUS logs, if they cared. Most don't. SMTP AUTH won't > change that. I don't get it, Matt. Are you trying to tell us that because some ISP's don't care, the ISP's who /do/ care /shouldn't/ move their users to doing mail submissions on port 587? -- J.D. Falk uncertainty is only a virtue <firstname.lastname@example.org> when you don't know the answer yet