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Comcast and port 25 blocking

John Abreau wrote:

> On Wed, 24 Aug 2005, Benj. Mako Hill wrote:
>> After putting up with this silliness for too long, I have resorted to
>> moving mail in and out of my workstations over SSH tunnels which are
>> very rarely blocked and more secure to boot.
> I've been doing the same for years. A nice benefit is I don't have to 
> allow relaying for everyone in the same dynamic ip pool as I'm stuck 
> in at home. Mail received on the mailserver through ssh is seen as 
> coming from localhost, so I can disable all client relaying on the 
> mail server.
John, Mako,

Thanks for the suggestions.

My motivation is that I've been running a small distribution list on my 
server, for the leaders in my son's Boy Scout troop. Although SSH is a 
good idea, I must have port 25 access to the server in order for the 
scout leaders to use the list.


E. William Horne
William Warren Consulting
Computer and Network Installation and Service
781 784-0951

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