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Re: Frank Carmickle and Marco Paganini must die

Le mardi 21 septembre 2004 à 00:09 +0200, Wouter Verhelst a écrit :
> My ISP blocks port 25/outgoing. Now what?
> Okay, technically I could find myself a host which agrees on some
> special arrangement (actually, that's what happens in my case, but let's
> forget that); but that requires me to have a host at a colo, or a friend
> who has one. Which isn't available to everyone.
> (no, there's no need for me to switch to a different ISP, because they
> happen to be quite competent -- in fact, the reason why port
> 25/outgoing is blocked is that they can more easily fight SPAM and
> viruses that way -- but I wouldn't be surprised to find out there are
> other ISPs that do the exact same thing, and aren't as competent)

Not only ISPs: my university is blocking outgoing connections on port
25, forcing me to use their utterly broken SMTP server. The only
solution is, as you describe, a hack to make it go through my home
 .''`.           Josselin Mouette        /\./\
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