[AusNOG] sending email from a remote network, smtp port 587

Karl Auer kauer at biplane.com.au
Mon Aug 16 00:17:21 EST 2010

On Sun, 2010-08-15 at 23:57 +1000, Stephen Gillies wrote:
> I understand it's common practice to block outgoing port 25, is anyone
> here in violent disagreement to this practice?

That's fine as a sensible default, but clients need to be able to remove
the block if they wish - whether automatically or via a support call.
This is true of any port, not just port 25.

Regards, K.

Karl Auer (kauer at biplane.com.au)                   +61-2-64957160 (h)
http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer/                   +61-428-957160 (mob)

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