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Re: port blocking fun

 Kristian Erik Hermansen wrote: 
> Yeah, port blocking sucks dude :-(  If you have a shell somewhere 
> else, you should be using that!  My San Francisco Linux buddy Asheeh 
> does this... 

Having a bunch of machines distributed on different networks that I had 
administrative access to was so much easier in college... 

Getting outgoing mail working again was something they actually helped me 
with.  It involved changing my smarthost configuration to use 587, plus add 

Using a tunnel like your friend describes to get around the inbound block 
would have been interesting.  I'd need to change (or just add lower 
priority) mx records to point to the tunnel box, then have a tunnel from the 
relay box to my (blocked) real server.  I think the might work... 
thankfully I don't need to find out.  :-) 


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