Re: exim4 and TLS Once Again
- Date: Wed, 30 May 2018 18:22:49 -0500
- From: David Wright <deblis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: exim4 and TLS Once Again
On Tue 29 May 2018 at 12:25:03 (-0500), Martin McCormick wrote:
> David Wright <deblis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > My previous post posed two posers. Port?
> It is supposed to be port 465. That's what the
> conf.autogenerated file showed it should be but it could be doing
> something contrary like port 25-- anything but the right one.
Perhaps my earlier attachment got lost, so here's the text:
Enter Outgoing Server Settings information and click Create.
SMTP Server: smtp.suddenlink.net
User Name: Your Suddenlink email address
Password: The password for your Suddenlink email account
Outgoing Mail Port: 25 or 587
> I have joined the exim-users mailing list as of a few
> hours ago and if I find anything useful, I will let the list,
> here, know as I suspect that something changed and the fix is
> non-intuitive but probably not difficult if one knows what to
> tweak. The server at our internet service provider is fairly
> standards-based so we shouldn't have to boil the ocean to make it
> work again.
AIUI 587 is the standard email submission port and 465 is now
deprecated but often still in use. I think they differ in the
details of how they handle encrypting the session.