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Re: Why do so few mail providers support Port 587?

  • From: Valdis.Kletnieks
  • Date: Thu Feb 24 19:26:50 2005

On Thu, 24 Feb 2005 16:40:05 EST, Nils Ketelsen said:

> And if I am a roaming user at some other site, that blocks or hijacks port
> 587?

Can anybody point at any ISP that actually does hijack port 587? (Yes, it's
quite possible that if you're visiting and on a corporate net as a consultant
or similar, that you can't get out on 587 - but we're talking ISPs, universities,
and other "mostly open" connectivity providers...)

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