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

  • From: just me
  • Date: Fri Feb 25 18:14:30 2005

On Fri, 25 Feb 2005, Edward B. Dreger wrote:

  Internal users:  With AUTH - correlate message with authenticated user,
  then forbid mail transmission for them only.  I'd rather do that than
  slog through RADIUS logs.  But, hey, maybe if I had more free time...

Increasing the detail of an audit trail doesnt mean anyone will 
automatically use the information in an effective manner.

Without auth, most ISPs could correlate abuse behavior between MTA 
logs and RADIUS logs, if they cared. Most don't. SMTP AUTH won't 
change that.  

matt ghali

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