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Old 02-02-2005, 04:24 AM   #1
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odd questions


so if my isp blocks port 25 for mail

what am i supposed to use to host a server?
 
Old 02-02-2005, 08:07 AM   #2
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Re: odd questions

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so if my isp blocks port 25 for mail

what am i supposed to use to host a server?
Well, their entitled to do this. If they don't block any other ports, you can easily still run a server for other things, just not a mail server. Perhaps get a cheap hosting provider to handle email for you.
 
Old 02-03-2005, 11:29 PM   #3
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cant i use my isp's mail server instead?
 
Old 02-04-2005, 12:04 AM   #4
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cant i use my isp's mail server instead?
You may be able to do that - for instance, my ISP blocks outgoing port 25 connections, but they provide an SMTP server I can point sendmail to (there's a configuration setting for that in sendmail.conf(?), can't remember which one it is right now) - you'll need to check with your ISP to see if they provide an SMTP server you can use.

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