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RE: Why do so few mail providers support Port 587?
Hi Folks, It's time to take this thread to SPAM-L or some other spam oriented list. Thanks in advance, -M< -- Martin Hannigan (c) 617-388-2663 VeriSign, Inc. (w) 703-948-7018 Network Engineer IV Operations & Infrastructure [email protected] > -----Original Message----- > From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]]On Behalf Of > just me > Sent: Friday, February 25, 2005 5:26 PM > To: Frank Louwers > Cc: [email protected] > Subject: Re: Why do so few mail providers support Port 587? > > > > On Fri, 25 Feb 2005, Frank Louwers wrote: > > 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. > > What are you, stupid? The spammers have drone armies of machines > with completely compromised operating systems. What makes you think > that their mail credentials will be hard to obtain? > > matt ghali > > [email protected]<darwin>< > The only thing necessary for the triumph > of evil is for good men to do nothing. - Edmund Burke >