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Re: RFC: Making mail-transport-agent Priority: optional

On Sun, 16 Oct 2011 at 16:09:50 +0100, Roger Lynn wrote:
> On 15/10/11 22:00, Josh Triplett wrote:
> > Every ISP mailserver I've seen, and for that matter almost every other
> > mailserver I've seen, requires SMTP AUTH to send mail; the SMTP AUTH
> > credentials vary by user.
> I don't believe this is usually the case in the UK. Most mailservers
> (both in ISPs and elsewhere) will usually allow unauthenticated
> connections from machines connected to their networks. Only if they
> allow users to send mail from elsewhere will they require SMTP AUTH.

... so on a typical laptop, you need to remember to set up SMTP AUTH if
you will ever send mail from not-your-house (e.g. a public wifi or 3G


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