[TriLUG] Re: Port 25 blocked
srhoffman at bellsouth.net
Tue May 18 13:17:12 EDT 2004
I agree...to a point...if you can't send email out port 25...then is there
really a worry about you becoming an open relay...I say open inbound 25
and keep outgoing closed. This way should someone make a mistake and be
open to the world, BS will catch it because you can only smart relay
through them, you'll be pushing thousands of emails through THEIR server a
Then punish the HELL out of that fool!
> If it's blocked they don't have to worry about a customer setting up an
> SMPT server that is an open relay which spammers love to abuse and
> causes headaches for the ISP.
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