Re: Wish list feature - multiple identities
- From: Nathan Clemons <nathan windsofstorm net>
- To: Sean Buckley <sean buckley2 btinternet com>
- cc: David Lu <lulu lululand com>, balsa-list gnome org, recipient list not shown: ;
- Subject: Re: Wish list feature - multiple identities
- Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2000 09:43:55 -0400 (EDT)
On Mon, 17 Apr 2000, Sean Buckley wrote:
> On Sun, 16 Apr 2000 16:56:43 David Lu wrote:
> > perhaps a default smpt server per identity as well...
> > - david -
> Not too sure about this idea - if you have multiple accounts with one ISP the
> outgoing mail will route through a single smtp server. If you have more than one
> ISP you can usually only send to the smtp server of the account you are dialled
> in to - this could cause problems if you sent mail from more than one identity
> in a session.
> Personally I use sendmail anyway... anyone got any thoughts on whether smtp
> server should be part of the per identity configuration?
This should go in. With spam filters and multiple accounts from multiple
locations, here's a scenario:
Dialed up to isp.net, but also have an email account from isp2.com. The
first has relay rulesets which do not permit me to send out with a return
address of isp2.com, so I need to use isp2.com's mail servers.
Assigning different mail servers to different identities would make sense.
I have this situation myself, as I have my work (isp.net) account and my
own personal colocated server at work (isp2.com) with multiple accounts on
Nathan P. Clemons "Peace favor your code."
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