[CS-FSLUG] Server masquerading as client

Ed Hurst ehurst at soulkiln.org
Wed Apr 8 12:53:25 CDT 2009

Tim Young wrote:
> I believe you want to set up the AT&T server as a "Smart Host". The
> Smart Host is an email server that knows how to deliver emails. So
> basically, your email server would forward on the email to their server
> as if your server was a client. The difficulty is if their server needs
> authentication before it can send, etc. I have not worked with those
> features so I do not know if they exist.

AT&T requires authentication and SSL. Their servers (actually Yahoo's)
block email servers on their own DSL space. Most mail servers using
blocklisting will add the SBC/AT&T DSL IP space, which AT&T publishes. I
know the server which hosts this list does.

Ed Hurst
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