[FOSDEM] FOSDEM needs better netadmins

Carles Pina i Estany carles.pinaestany at lexatel.com
Wed Feb 28 19:15:06 CET 2007


Hi,

On Feb/28/2007, Gerry Demaret wrote:
> Xavi Drudis Ferran wrote:
> >I had mixed success with wifi, but quite OK. 
> >
> >I could never send mail through SMTP (port 25) to my email provider 
> >(tinet.org) though. I doubte whether that was some bug or an 
> >administrative decision (or just some misconfiguration on my side, I 
> >didn't take much time to debug my firewall, etc., although it works 
> >elsewhere).
> 
> SMTP is blocked on the university's network. It's their policy, not 
> ours. This is a common practice to avoid people sending spam from the 
> university's internet connection.
> 
> One way to bypass it is to tunnel your SMTP connection through an SSH 
> connection...

I have my SMTP on port 2525, it worked without problems :-)

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