[RndTbl] Blocking Port 25
kmcgregor at shaw.ca
Wed May 23 13:28:41 CDT 2007
In case anyone's curious, the Shaw SOHO package starts at $66:
I'm not sure if they would package this (i.e. give a discount) if this was 'combined' with Shaw phone and/or Shaw analog or digital cable.
----- Original Message -----
From: Kevin Scott <muug at lighteningsys.ca>
Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2007 1:06 pm
Subject: [RndTbl] Blocking Port 25
> When MTS did this, it was a HUGE inconvience,
> "On Sunday August 29th through to Sunday September 12th, we will
> blocking access to the ports commonly used to send spam and
> viruses on MTS
> High Speed Internet and Dial-up Internet services."
> Year 2004, just so you have your info correct, I remember haveing
> 'issue' dealing with some of the customer calls I took as a tech.
> MTS only allows their SMTP servers to be used from inside the MTS
> and you can not use anybody else's SMTP servers....
> When I was at home, I had to change my outlook settings (I had all
> forwarded to my cell phone as a text message, instant notification
> of when a
> mail arrived), when I got to work, I had to change the SMTP server
> to the
> companies ISP's server.
> That was by far my biggest complaint. However, had I known about
> Tunneling a few years ago... I would have used that.
> Shaw blocking mail, its way more annoying that they block access
> to the
> pop server when using a non-Shaw account. (last time I checked,
> I don't
> use Shawmail anymore)
> Anybody concerned, my Shaw SOHO plan with Tiers 1, 2, and 3 is
> tax included (taken from my last statement), which is VERY close
> to what
> residential services are. Call to cancel the residential, then
> Business Care, since you're already setup, cabling is done, you
> have a
> modem, ask the CSR to wave the $100 install fee... Mine did...
> And then
> you also get the 5 IPs instead of just 2.
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