[TriLUG] Suggestions for mail hosting.
jonesjc at intrex.net
Wed Apr 18 14:23:24 EDT 2007
Moments ago, I was on the phone to bellsouth/at&t about their dsl
service and the rep said that no ports were blocked. Maybe I need to
check this out more carefully. ( actually he said he knew of no ports
being blocke, but he did say you could run a webserver on the service I
was asking about -- fastaccess dsl extreme)
Brian Daniels wrote:
>Anyone with experience in third-party email hosting? Places like pobox.com and
>Bellsouth's (now AT&T) mail servers have been annoyingly flaky for a month or
>so, delaying messages hours or even days, returning messages unsent after three
>days, etc. So, I'm looking for somewhere that can host my email, letting me
>pick it up via POP3. It needs to be an actual host, not just a redirector, as
>redirecting to my BS account wouldn't help in this case.
>I don't want to use gmail/hotmail, because I don't trust either company enough.
>I don't mind paying a reasonable (<$100) yearly cost. Running my own server is
>out, violates TOS and they port block.
>I've found pobox.com and a few others, but I'd like some reviews before I go to
>the hassle of changing my email address.
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