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Re: SMTP and ports 25 and 1025.

On 16.03.07 09:13, Easthope wrote:
> I am trying to understand how SMTP uses ports.
> Ultimately I want it to work through a SSH tunnel.
> Normally SMTP uses port 25 but in some cases it uses 1025.

in what cases? there is port 587 designed and reserved for message
submission via SMTP.

> According to 
> http://www.iana.org/assignments/port-numbers 
> 1025 is assigned to blackjack!  (blackjack?)  So what 
> is SMTP doing with it?

not SMTP. maybe someone put smtp on port 1025 but that's his/her problem.
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