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Re: Setting up SMTP?



Am Do, den 28.10.2004 schrieb Ow Mun Heng um 5:11:

> > > Again.. to recap.
> > > you don't have sendmail running on port 25?
> > 
> > No, the MTA is listening on port 25 for connections by other MTAs.
> 
> And this MTA is sendmail?? If it is, then the answer should be Yes to my
> original question. Correct(?)

The answer is No to your question - the answer is no affirmation of your
negative question / statement. Sendmail is running as the MTA on port
25. Sendmail is listening both on port 25 and 587.

> > My server has a static IP and has valid DNS entries (forward and
> > reverse) and this way the usage of a smart host is not necessary.
> 
> Okay. That's fine for you then. what about DSL/Dial-up users? Smart host
> would be necessary right?

Yes, dial-in users should use the ISP's relay host because meanwhile
many mail server admins block incoming mail from dynamic address space
(i.e. AOL).

> But alas, I'm still at a loss on how to fully utilise my MSA port 587
> via Evo or from the command line.

The same as you would use the MTA on port 25.

Alexander


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