[SpamCop-List] Re: Closing port 25
me at privacy.net
Fri Jul 2 21:54:40 EDT 2004
| > | > | > Huh?
| > | > | > How does port 25 affect mail forwarding?
| > | > | Read the whole post please. First the blocked port 25 which means
| > | must log into Charter's mailserver...rather than my own. Second,
| > | > placed a spam filter on that exact same mailserver. End result is
| > spam I
| > | > | forward to Spamcop is filtered. Hense, I must use Hotmail to make
| > sure
| > | > spam I forward to Spamcop makes it.
| > | >
| > | > I'm using charter but as of tonight I can still forward spam as
| > | attachments to SC.
| > | >
| > |
| > | Where are you located?
| > In my living room drinking coffee. <g>
| > NNTP-Posting-Host: cpe-24-158-53-219.hky.nc.charter.com
| > I'm in Valdese NC 28690 (I40 ~ exit 112) which is just west of Hickory
| > about 65 miles NNW of Charlotte.
| That explains it. Charter told me that my area is the first in the nation
| to have this port 25 blocking enabled. Other Charter areas will follow
| > Is it possible that something you've been doing has Charter 'concerned'
| > about your system. Perhaps an abuse report miss tagging you as a user
| > bad equipment/software/mal ware?
| No, it's system-wide.
| > I'm not sure if this can be done but can you somehow switch to my
| > host?
That was my question? I once had problems with an ATT system connection and
they gave me some magic key strokes that moved me to someplace else in the
system while they fixed my end of the world. Worked for a month or so until
they called back and told me to reconfigure.
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