[UPHPU] [ot] SMTP over Web Services

Lonnie Olson fungus at aros.net
Mon Nov 1 17:41:13 MST 2004


On Nov 1, 2004, at 5:34 PM, David Smith wrote:

> Yeah, it's a crazy request. I just want a way to send SMTP traffic to 
> my
> mail server, even though my ISP blocks out-bound port 25. I was hoping 
> to
> setup a web service that could take SOAP requests and translate to SMTP
> for me, then pass my email along. But, since no mail client on earth
> understands such a thing, it's a futile idea anyway.
>
> The simplest solution (and the one I chose) is to use web mail, which 
> is,
> in essence, the same thing. :)

Most mail clients can be configured to use a non-standard port for 
SMTP.  Just run it on a different port, eg. 2025.

--lonnie


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