[RndTbl] Blocking Port 25
sean at ertw.com
Wed May 23 13:37:02 CDT 2007
Mine went out this morning... Thanks for sending the note around, Trevor.
Changing the smarthost to shawmail.wp.shawcable.net worked just fine.
They're not blocking inbound mail, and I'm not picky about how my mail gets
out, given I forward it all to gmail these days anyway.
On 5/23/07, Kevin McGregor <kmcgregor at shaw.ca> wrote:
> In case anyone's curious, the Shaw SOHO package starts at $66:
> I'm not sure if they would package this (i.e. give a discount) if this was
> 'combined' with Shaw phone and/or Shaw analog or digital cable.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Kevin Scott <muug at lighteningsys.ca>
> Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2007 1:06 pm
> Subject: [RndTbl] Blocking Port 25
> > When MTS did this, it was a HUGE inconvience,
> > "On Sunday August 29th through to Sunday September 12th, we will
> > begin
> > blocking access to the ports commonly used to send spam and
> > viruses on MTS
> > High Speed Internet and Dial-up Internet services."
> > Year 2004, just so you have your info correct, I remember haveing
> > this
> > 'issue' dealing with some of the customer calls I took as a tech.
> > MTS only allows their SMTP servers to be used from inside the MTS
> > network
> > and you can not use anybody else's SMTP servers....
> > When I was at home, I had to change my outlook settings (I had all
> > mail
> > forwarded to my cell phone as a text message, instant notification
> > of when a
> > mail arrived), when I got to work, I had to change the SMTP server
> > to the
> > companies ISP's server.
> > That was by far my biggest complaint. However, had I known about
> > SSH
> > Tunneling a few years ago... I would have used that.
> > Shaw blocking mail, its way more annoying that they block access
> > to the
> > pop server when using a non-Shaw account. (last time I checked,
> > I don't
> > use Shawmail anymore)
> > Anybody concerned, my Shaw SOHO plan with Tiers 1, 2, and 3 is
> > $90/month
> > tax included (taken from my last statement), which is VERY close
> > to what
> > residential services are. Call to cancel the residential, then
> > call
> > Business Care, since you're already setup, cabling is done, you
> > have a
> > modem, ask the CSR to wave the $100 install fee... Mine did...
> > And then
> > you also get the 5 IPs instead of just 2.
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