• Subject: Re: SMTP server/slightly off topic
  • From: "Carl Galgano" <cgalgano@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2000 08:10:38 -0500

Jim:
We have both an NT server and a Linux server, however I would like to keep
this as simple as possible.
CJG

Carl Galgano
EDI Consulting Services, Inc.
540 Powder Springs Street
Suite C19
Marietta, GA  30064
770-422-2995
mailto: cgalgano@ediconsulting.com
http://www.ediconsulting.com
EDI, Communications and AS400 Technical Consulting

-----Original Message-----
From: Jim Langston <jlangston@conexfreight.com>
To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Date: Wednesday, January 05, 2000 6:04 PM
Subject: Re: SMTP server/slightly off topic


>Get a PC and Microsoft NT server.  Then try Post.Office.
>That's what we use here and it works.
>
>Another option, get a PC and install Linux on it.  Linux
>comes with a SMTP server (if not a few).  And is close
>to being free (you can get a CD with Linux for $50 or so).
>
>The exact same reason you can't use your AS/400 for an
>SMTP server is the same reason we don't.  I do not like
>that funky name?machine@domain.com thing.  I mean,
>heck, all the other POP3 and SMTP servers in the world
>can use name@domain.com, why can't IBM figure it out?
>
>Regards,
>
>Jim Langston
>
>Carl Galgano wrote:
>
>> I apologize if this is slightly off topic.....
>> Does anyone know of a public SMTP server that can be used on the
Internet.
>> Before anyone thinks I am a spammer trying to hide, here is the deal.
When
>> my AS400 attempts to send email via my DSL connection, it formats the
sender
>> id to be CARL?VAN400@van400.ediconsulting.com.  My DSL providers SMTP
server
>> rejects the request because it does a DNS lookup on
van400.ediconsulting.com
>> and does not get a hit.  If I send mail with just the ediconsulting.com
>> domain, everything works fine.
>> Any ideas?
>> CJG
>
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