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Re: Can IBM i SMTP send on a port other than 25



fixed

Ooh, that looks promising. There's no "2=Change" option so I assume it's
delete the current entries for SMTP and add new ones. Followed by
ENDTCPSVR/STRTCPSVR for SMTP.

Sounds like a good test for Monday morning.



On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 4:26 PM, Luis Rodriguez <luisro58@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Jeff,

I think you can change it using the WRKSRVTBLE command.

HTH,

Luis

Luis Rodriguez
IBM Certified Systems Expert — eServer i5 iSeries
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On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 3:53 PM, Jeff Crosby <jlcrosby@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

All,

We send a ton of emails from the IBM i in various apps. Some are simply
spool files attached as PDFs and others are text or whatever.

Since we use Google Apps, which requires authentication, we set up an
internal relay on a Windows server that authenticates to Google with a
userid/password set up just for that purpose.

This has worked well for years with one exception. Even though these
emails say loudly SENT FROM A MAILBOX THAT IS NOT MONITORED DO NOT REPLY
some people still reply. Those get forwarded to me and I send them where
they belong. We have a couple of Windows apps with the same issue.

Yesterday I stumbled across this
https://support.google.com/a/answer/176600?hl=en which looked like it
would
solve the issue. After changing the firewall, we tested by changing one
of
the Windows apps and it worked! The email was delivered and had the
proper
reply-to address.

We had to use port 587 as our ISP (Comcast) blocks port 25 outbound. So
to
use this solution for the IBM i, it has to send outbound mail on port
587.
Don't see that on CHGSMTPA.

Can the outbound port be changed?

Thanks.


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UniPro FoodService/Dilgard
P.O. Box 13369
Ft. Wayne, IN 46868-3369
260-422-7531
www.dilgardfoods.com

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