Re: problems with smtp
- From: Brian Stafford <brian stafford uklinux net>
- To: balsa-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: problems with smtp
- Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2003 09:11:05 +0100
On 2003.10.13 04:23, Joe Dunsmore wrote:
>> OK. You just mentioned explicitely smtp, which usually means port
>> 25. Port 587 is usually associated with submission service.
> on port 587, I typed:
> ehlo 188.8.131.52
> and got the response:
> 250-AUTH PLAIN CRAM-MD5 SKEY
> 250 SIZE 100000000
> same response with port 25.
Authentication is pretty much mandatory when using 587 - about the only
reason it wouldnt be is when the server is not publicly accessible.
Fill in your SMTP user name and password under the section Outgoing
Mail in the Settings/Preferences/Mail Servers dialog box. Depending on
your ISP the user name might be just your plain user id something like
firstname.lastname@example.org or even user%example.org. If none of these work ask
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