[CS-FSLUG] using postfix or sendmail to send mail (SOLVED)

Stephen J. McCracken smccracken at hcjb.org.ec
Sun Mar 15 21:22:22 CDT 2009

> I switched to port 587 and all worked. Thanks for the lead. When I seen that 
> you specified a port, I tried 465 and that didn't work. So I tried 587 and 
> viola mail sent and returned.


Port 587 is used usually as an alternate to port 25 for sending mail
when port 25 might be blocked.

Port 465 is the standard port for SMTPS (SMTP over SSL).  If you had a
working SSL connection for your SMTP, your test of port 465 might have
worked, too.


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