[Pycon2005-attendees] SMTP server for wireless users

Stephan Deibel sdeibel at wingware.com
Mon Mar 21 04:08:22 CET 2005

On Sun, 20 Mar 2005, David Goodger wrote:
> [A.M. Kuchling]
> > The wireless setup at GWU screens out packets to port 25, presumably
> > as an anti-spam measure.  This means you can't send outgoing mail.
> Brett and I got the names of the GWU tech staff, their office numbers,
> and their start times today, and will be demanding answers (in a nice
> way) tomorrow.  Will keep the list informed.
> ...because although it's a kind gift that Andrew has given us, we
> probably don't want over 400 people hammering his DSL-connected mail
> server.

Another soln is tunneling to your SMTP server via ssh:


(Assumes however that you can log into your SMTP server w/ ssh)

- Stephan

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