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RE: Fun new policy at AOL

  • From: Vivien M.
  • Date: Fri Aug 29 15:35:02 2003

[Note: I posted something else on this topic, but it doesn't appear to have
made it through yet...]

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-nanog@merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog@merit.edu] On 
> Behalf Of Mikael Abrahamsson
> Sent: August 29, 2003 3:20 PM
> To: nanog@merit.edu
> Subject: Re: Fun new policy at AOL
> 
> 
> 
> On Fri, 29 Aug 2003, Simon Lockhart wrote:
> 
> > I travel around. I read my email by POP3/IMAP, I use local 
> ISP's SMTP 
> > server for outgoing - surely that means I can't use my own 
> domain for 
> > email?
> 
> Time to switch to SMTP AUTH and use the same relay always.

And what do you do if you're not the admin for the relay? And what about if
the admin tells you "This is why we installed some webmail package. Use that
instead."?

Vivien
-- 
Vivien M.
vivienm@dyndns.org
Assistant System Administrator
Dynamic DNS Network Services
http://www.dyndns.org/ 





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