[maemo-users] WiFi usage issues.

From: Peter Flynn peter.flynn at mars.ucc.ie
Date: Thu Feb 11 00:22:06 EET 2010
James Knott wrote:
> Peter Flynn wrote:
>> have the same issues with some wifi connections, but not all.
>> I use IMAP/SSL and SMTP for my email on all devices, and a few 
>> locations appear to have those ports blocked (pubs, cafes, etc). When 
>> asked, they all claim not to, but I suspect either they don't know, or 
>> their provider is blocking them. It all works fine on my own network 
>> at home.
> It might be your own ISP blocking SMTP port 25 to prevent spamming.  
> Some provide another port for those who wish to send email while off 
> net.  Mine uses 587.

Not in this case, fortunately. Both port 25 and 587 work (with 
authentication) on my hired server, and I use them daily from those 
connections which let me.

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