[mythtv-users] OT: servers at home
boberz at thewatch.org
Thu Aug 14 03:37:40 UTC 2008
Brian Wood wrote:
> Stuart Larson wrote:
>>> On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 01:51:57PM -0600, Brian Wood wrote:
>>>> Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
>>>>> Ah. I hope you have a) a static address b) with good 3-way reverse
>>>>> DNS, in c) a non-dynamic IP range... :-)
>>>> A and B, yes, not sure about C.
>>>> I assume you mention that because some systems reject mail from dynamic
>>>> IP ranges. I've never had a problem with mail being rejected though.
>>> Yes, there are RBLs that block dynamic ranges, and other places from
>>> which mail shouldn't oughtta come.
>> I use dyndns to host my DNS, and they have a "Mailhop Outbound" service
>> that gives you like... 150 or so outbound relays (which won't be on a RBL)
>> a day for $15 a year. There may be other similar services out there, as
> 150 relays wouldn't last me an hour, never mind a day.
> I could relay through Apple, they have access on some other port in
> addition to 25 and I'm not aware of any traffic limit if you have a .mac
> account. Google will do mail for you at a reasonable price as well.
> But for my purposes having my own mail server is the best solution, it's
> not worth my trying to save $1/day.
> But outbound sending of mail is not my problem, I need to receive it on
> port 25 for several domains. Dyndns is a good service in many ways, but
> it won't solve my problem.
If your ISP is worth their salt they ought to let you relay, "smarthost"
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