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MIT network question: desktop linux, day three


Apparently they've had a series of problems (as have other sites). 
Emailed viruses, etc. and they got briefly blacklisted by AOL last month
so they're tightening things up.  They're also planning to strip
executables in attachments to their users.

On Mon, 2003-11-10 at 14:52, Dan Barrett wrote:
> Hash: SHA1
> Folks,
> Does MIT's SMTP server ( require authentication?  Day Three 
> of the great Girlfriend Laptop Experiment: KMail is set up and works great 
> via IMAP-SSL inbound.  When she tries to send mail (setup as SMTP via 
>, as the instructions say), KMail bitches thusly:
> 5.7.1
> relaying denied
> proper authentication required
> I've been playing along with the IS instructions on the web, but they don't 
> say anything about authenticating with the SMTP server (authentication is 
> marked as "optional."  
> I guess we'll try Mozilla Mail next, followed by Evolution if that doesn't 
> work.
> d.
> Version: GnuPG v1.2.3 (GNU/Linux)
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> pr1eh7ZBe516Hs0o13pCXdw=
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