[CentOS] sendmail sending out on port 587

Gregory P. Ennis PoMec at PoMec.Net
Mon Mar 22 00:45:30 UTC 2010


On Mon, 2010-03-22 at 10:25 +1100, Kahlil Hodgson wrote:
> On 22/03/10 10:01, Gregory P. Ennis wrote:
> > I had been doing what you suggested above.  This resulted in being able
> > to read all e-mail, but I could not send any e-mail in that port 25 was
> > being blocked by the hotel.
> 
> I use thunderbird and have configured it to use multiple outgoing SMTP
> servers for various circumstances.  There is an option in the outgoing
> SMTP server settings to specify the port that it uses.
> 
> Another option which is simpler than sendmail (and even postfix) is to
> use a simple SMTP relay like ssmtp (get off centos repos).  This has a
> very simple configuration file and even an example of what you want to
> do.  This way you dont have to change your favourite email client :-)
> 
> Hope this helps!
> 
> Kal
> _______________________________________________

Kai,

You can read my mind about evolution, I am about ready to change :)
I'll take a look at ssmtp to see if I can get it to work with evolution.

Thanks for the suggestion!!!!

Greg



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