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

  • From: Edward B. Dreger
  • Date: Sat Feb 26 20:43:44 2005

SD> Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2005 00:24:16 -0500 (EST)
SD> From: Sean Donelan

SD> Sigh, if even the network professionals have difficulty understanding
SD> how things work, what hope is there for the rest of the users.

Funny you should say that.  I frequently comment that the average
"service provider" of today is less competent and more apathetic than
the average end user of a decade ago.

I'd absolutely _love_ to be proven wrong.

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DO NOT send mail to the following addresses:
[email protected] -*- [email protected] -*- [email protected]
Sending mail to spambait addresses is a great way to get blocked.
Ditto for broken OOO autoresponders and foolish AV software backscatter.