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Re: Why do so few mail providers support Port 587?
jm> Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2005 15:13:04 -0800 (PST) jm> From: just me jm> Internal users: With AUTH - correlate message with authenticated user, jm> then forbid mail transmission for them only. I'd rather do that than jm> slog through RADIUS logs. But, hey, maybe if I had more free time... jm> Increasing the detail of an audit trail doesnt mean anyone will jm> automatically use the information in an effective manner. Fingerprints and DNA analysis are equally useless, I suppose. jm> Without auth, most ISPs could correlate abuse behavior between MTA jm> logs and RADIUS logs, if they cared. Most don't. SMTP AUTH won't jm> change that. I guess it's probably fallacious to argue from the viewpoint of ISPs caring. Please pardon my Freudian slip. Eddy -- Everquick Internet - http://www.everquick.net/ A division of Brotsman & Dreger, Inc. - http://www.brotsman.com/ Bandwidth, consulting, e-commerce, hosting, and network building Phone: +1 785 865 5885 Lawrence and [inter]national Phone: +1 316 794 8922 Wichita ________________________________________________________________________ DO NOT send mail to the following addresses: email@example.com -*- firstname.lastname@example.org -*- email@example.com Sending mail to spambait addresses is a great way to get blocked. Ditto for broken OOO autoresponders and foolish AV software backscatter.