[nycbug-talk] change sendmail port from 25 to something else

Az lists
Mon Nov 1 17:37:55 EST 2004

Jerry B. Altzman wrote:

>>> Hi All
>>> i wanted to run sendmail on some other port than 25 since 
>>> optimumonline blocks it , and i dont want to use their relay to send 
>>> my emails.
>>> how do i change the  sendmail port ?
>>> where do i have to look for it ? 
>> http://www.sendmail.org/faq/section3.html#3.39
> A few things
> 1) Are you just looking to have your own email proxy to connect to the 
> outside world, or do you want to receive mail?
> 2) Have you considered why optimumonline might be blocking inbound 
> port 25? (Like, they don't want people running "servers" on the end of 
> "residential"/"noncommercial" lines, or they don't want to run spam 
> reflectors on the end of their broadband connections?)
> (I have optimum online at home and am not aware that they block 
> outbound port 25, maybe that's changed recently and I never noticed...)
> //jbaltz

I can receive emails from outside with no problems.
 i just want to send my emails using smtp because i recently  subscribed 
to many mailing lists and dont want to use web interface to read and reply.

they started blocking it a  month or two ago if i am not mistaken.

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