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Posted 19 June 2007 - 10:30 PM
Posted 20 June 2007 - 01:28 AM
I read something somewhere about spammers using Port 25, but I don't really know the significance of that or if that even matters to me.
Posted 20 June 2007 - 01:47 AM
Guessing that these are the settings you're referring to (?) > Earthlink Support Center.
Try using them & see if you are able to send mail with them; if they do not work, you can leave it as you have it now.
Posted 20 June 2007 - 02:03 AM
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Edited by hillbillygreek, 20 June 2007 - 10:00 AM.
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Posted 20 June 2007 - 10:10 PM
So what I still don't understand is... is Port 587 an ssl connection and Port 25 isn't? (Could *that* be why I'm having the issues in the link above...?)
So by using Port 25, someone could intercept my emails and read them and stop them from getting to their destination?
But if I use Port 587, that can't happen?
But if that's the case, then why do you say to just leave it set to Port 25 if that's been working fine...?
Posted 21 June 2007 - 11:41 AM
Your issues @ the link above involve incoming mail. Since Grinler is helping you with that, I'm going to leave it alone as you are in very capable hands.
Whether or not you want to switch to using Port 587 is up to you. I cant make the final decision for you. I can merely make suggestions. Me personally, much the same way I feel safer conducting online transactions on a secure web page, I feel equally safer using secure email connections. I've had a few bumps along the way with emails, so maybe I'm just being cautious. As stated above, you should at some point contact Earthlink & get their side of the story.
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