Re: [NTLK] online with a newt

From: Morgan Aldridge <>
Date: Thu Apr 17 2008 - 07:55:46 EDT

On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 7:14 AM, Ian P. Currie <> wrote:
> I've found that almost any e-mail provider will work anywhere for
> *receiving* e-mail. Sending is a different story.
> I mostly use my university alumni e-mail on the Newt, but have had
> success with various others, including .mac. The "but" here is that
> when I'm using the Newt on the road, I can very rarely find a
> connection that will let me send. That port 25 thing is a pain in the
> ass.

What you need to do is find an ISP or service that supports the SMTP
Submission Port (587) in addition to port 25. Those that support 587
(.Mac is one) are rarely blocked by other ISPs for sending email (the
port 25 blocking is a spam prevention measure).

Morgan Aldridge

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