On Friday 24 March 2006 11:36, David Chaplin-Loebell wrote: > Jeremy Kitchen wrote: > >On Friday 24 March 2006 10:31, Michael Krieger wrote: > >>SMTP Authentication seems to be the norm these days, and I'd encourage > >> it. Now if only M$ would make it the default or easier than going into > >> advanced settings when adding an account (and also the port 587 > >> option). > > > >why use port 587? the 'use secure connection' is right there, and if > > you're doing any passing of authentication tokens across the wire, you > > should be encrypting it. > > I have my clients use port 587 whenever possible, because I use RBLs on > port 25 that block some dynamic address ranges. > > Is there a better practice for this?
that's pretty standard practice. I'm in favor of using an SSL protected port for authentication, but 587 is acceptable. -Jeremy -- Jeremy Kitchen ++ [EMAIL PROTECTED] In the beginning was The Word and The Word was Content-type: text/plain -- The Word of Bob.
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