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Re: Setting up SMTP?



On Thu, 2004-10-28 at 11:44, Alexander Dalloz wrote:
> 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.

After reading and re-reading, I finally realised my grasp of English
Sucks.

Okay.. Understand
> 
> > > 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.

Okay.. I think I've figured it out. I was using the option on the
Sending Mail Tab "sendmail", instead what I should have done is to use
SMTP and put in "127.0.0.1:587" and that should do it.

Works for local delivery mail.



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