Tom Coradeschi wrote:
COMCAST does not allow outgoing SMTP traffic on port 25.
If your SMTP host is set up to accept connections on port 587, they will
allow that. Set your SMTP host configuration to be the same is it is
when you are on your normal network (same hostname, login if required,
If your SMTP host is NOT set up to accept connections on 587, you will
need to use COMCAST's SMTP connection (smtp.comcast.net) and
authenticate yourself to that server either with your friend's
credentials or, if you can have him/her do so for you, with a secondary
account they have set up on your behalf.
Thanks for that information. How did you come to learn this
valuable piece of information? I will certainly pass this on
to McLeod. What you say seems to confirm what Mark Hansen
said about the 421 error indicating that it was the McLeod
server sending the error.
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