[Dshield] ISP's blocking dynamic IP address mail servers

BarkerJr barkerjr at barkerjr.net
Wed Apr 21 23:53:14 GMT 2004


> dynamic ip range that these systems are using. Cox Cable for one, and I've
> seen mention that others may follow suit, are starting to even prevent
their
> clients from sending and receiving to port 25 off their network to curb
this
> problem forcing clients to use their specified mail servers for sending
> mail.

Unfortunately, that leads to a real problem if the ISP's mail server starts
dropping emails, like Cox's is right now.  Soon, I'll be requesting two
weeks refund for non-working email.  And they'll have to give it to me,
because they are blocking the ability to send email to anyone.




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