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Re: [Nmh-workers] modernizing smtp message submission

From: heymanj
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] modernizing smtp message submission
Date: Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:27:50 -0400

On 7 July 2014 at 19:13, Lyndon Nerenberg <address@hidden>wrote:

> On Jul 7, 2014, at 7:11 PM, David Levine <address@hidden> wrote:
>> We won't find standards support for it:  465 for SMTPS was
>> revoked by IANA (in 1998!) and reassigned to another service.
>> But as long as AT&T (I know), Verizon (I think), and whoever
>> else require it, we're stuck with it.
> No we're not. Nor should we support it.  The standards-based 
> alternatives are available and should me used.

The link is rather old, last post is 12/31/2009, so I don't know if
AT&T is still supporting port 465 or not.

I can tell you that I have postfix configured (successfully) using port 487.


nmh delivers locally, and then postfix connects to AT&T.

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