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Re: Selection of Appropriate Local SMTP Relay

  • From: Forrest W. Christian
  • Date: Tue Jan 11 01:51:05 2000

On Mon, 10 Jan 2000 [email protected] wrote:

>  why not use  the space ... :)

I've heard that suggestion several times.

The underlying problem is that you have routes in most peoples routing
tables which look like:

  Network Address          Netmask  Gateway Address        Interface

And as such, anything bound for 127.x.x.x won't exit most boxes.

Instead you want something which looks like a "normal" IP address and will
get routed towards the ISP.

- Forrest W. Christian ([email protected]) KD7EHZ
iMach, Ltd., P.O. Box 5749, Helena, MT 59604
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