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Old 05-23-2008, 01:21 PM   #1
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Sending system mail in port-blocked environment


I work in an environment where the internet is available but most non-http ports are blocked, including port 25 (virus security reasons). I want to be able to get my system messages via e-mail but most of the howtos suggest using something like gmail (smtp.gmail.com:587) and, of course, port 587 is blocked. Any suggestions? Thanks.
 
Old 05-23-2008, 01:47 PM   #2
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The network access restrictions are probably there for good reasons. Instead of trying to find a loophole I'd suggest talking to those responsable for implementing the network policy.
 
Old 05-28-2008, 02:35 PM   #3
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How delightfully unhelpful and condescending. Yay!

I repeat, is there a way to get any of the available mail clients to send outgoing mail via webmail using http instead of a smtp port? Thanks.
 
Old 05-28-2008, 04:26 PM   #4
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That's funny, I'm pretty sure the unSpawn's answer is the right one.
 
Old 05-28-2008, 07:40 PM   #5
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Concur with unSpawn.
If you (try to) bypass the policy, sooner or later you'll be caught and your career will be toast. If you have a legit need to send emails, then a way will be provided. Talk to your mgr, its his problem as well.
 
Old 05-28-2008, 07:59 PM   #6
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Ok, got the message. Sorry for the sarcasm.
 
  


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