Webone blocking port 25??

Kim Holburn kim.holburn at anu.edu.au
Thu Jul 25 16:48:49 EST 2002

At 3:29 PM +1000 02/7/25, Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
>This brings up a small point I've been wondering about. Both IE and netscape
>have always dealt with email accounts by specifying POP3 and SMTP servers
>for each account. Given the restrictions needed to prevent open-relays,
>wouldn't it make more sense to have the account specify a POP3 server and
>have the SMTP server specified by the connection (ie ISP you're dialing

Your ISP's SMTP server usually won't relay mail unless the "From: " address is a local account.


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