RE: Paul's Mailfrom (Was: IETF SMTP Working Group Proposal at smtpng.org)

From: Vivien M. (no email)
Date: Mon Aug 26 2002 - 22:41:02 EDT


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> Subject: Re: Paul's Mailfrom (Was: IETF SMTP Working Group
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> but surely an MTA derives it's usefulness by running on port
> 25. i don't remember reading about where in the DNS MX RR you
> could specify what port the MTA would be listening on...

Well, it must specify it somewhere, since at least a couple of times a
week we have our users ask how to stick a port number in an MX record.
:)

Where they got this idea is beyond me (unfortunately), but it's quite a
common question...

Vivien

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