[lug] Getting mail out of the Qwest/MSN mire
johnbray at gmail.com
Thu Jul 6 18:10:01 MDT 2006
Qwest don't sent you a helpful bit of paper, they send you a Windows CD.
That craps all over your settings while it sets things up, so I'm reluctant
to get it out again. There is no documentation on the Qwest site about this
On 06/07/06, David L. Anselmi <anselmi at anselmi.us> wrote:
> John Bray wrote:
> > (I assume that MSN don't have a mailserver that is compatible with
> > Linux, of course)
> Sure they do. When they tell you how to set up your account, they tell
> you what mail server to use for outgoing mail. Use that for your relay
> host, so that all your outgoing mail goes to it.
> You'll have to understand how to authenticate to their server and set
> your server up accordingly but it should be supported.
> For me it was cheaper to get a static IP than to get an account with
> email. But a static IP wil avoid the delivery problems you're having too.
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