Re: problems with smtp

Pawel Salek wrote:
> If you are supposed to use (authenticated) smtp, use port 25. You can  
> verify that the SMTP server provides AUTH extension by doing
> telnet 25
> and typing
> ehlo
> remove server should list something similar to:
> I wonder whether you are supposed to use TLS connection encryption as  
> well? I do not have experience with this part though.
> Pawel

I was able to telnet to port 25 and port 587.  when ever I did helo with 
some address, it would ask me why I called myself that.  what am I 
supposed to put for ""?  port 587 is what I'm using with my 
mail client now and what my isp says to use, so I think I should keep that.

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