On 08/13/2009 06:19 PM, chicagofan wrote:
> NoOp wrote:
>> On 08/13/2009 05:10 PM, chicagofan wrote:
>>> I apparently never checked the SMTP with the *Edit* function. However,
>>> this just gets more bizarre. Both SM versions have Port 25 in the box
>>> [and beside it, locked in, Default 25]. And as the Error message is
>>> saying... there is a name and password shown for authentication.
>>> Now tell me why my old mail program is working with identical settings?
>>> Never mind, I just changed the Port to 0, and removed the
>>> authentication on the new program, and it sent that one message. :)
>>> I'm guessing Charter switched those settings in the old program [in one
>>> place] and it was OK as long as I continued to use *that* program. I'm
>>> saying this, because I remember it used to be 25, and I don't remember
>>> changing it. Could they have done that? I forgot to say I'm on a
>>> laptop. I don't know what my desktop has, it's been so long since I
>>> used it.
>>> Thanks to everyone who has been patiently helping me!
>> So I reckon that we can mark this "[Resolved]" so that others don't
>> continue to offer additional suggestions?
> Yes, I didn't know there was a protocol for that. Thanks!
> Also the Newsgroup [cross posting] message filter IS working, that you
> helped me with.
> Thanks again!
No protocol... just a nice thing to do when the problem is solved :-)
Glad you got it working! Note: for newsgroups that I expect to see some
crossposting to related newsgroups (not spammers) & I want to be alerted
that I'll: 1) either need to remove the crossposts when responding, or
2) ignore the post because it's been crossposted, I set the filter to
mark it as read, flag it, and mark it as 'work'; that way the post
header appears in orange with a flag & I immediately know that it
includes crosspost headers.
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