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

  • From: Frank Louwers
  • Date: Fri Feb 25 11:50:21 2005
  • Organisation: Openminds -

On Fri, Feb 25, 2005 at 10:47:59AM -0500, Nils Ketelsen wrote:
> Now to my prophecy mode: Spammers will start using 587 to spam, which we
> then also all block outgoing, notice again that customers still want to

The trick is to config port 587 in such a way that it ONLY accepts
smtp-auth mail, not regular smtp.

That way, virii/spam junk won't be able to use that port.

Kind Regards,
Frank Louwers

Openminds bvba      
Tweebruggenstraat 16  -  9000 Gent  -  Belgium