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We all get those requests where there is a certain service that requires to send mails by using your company email server. Whilst an open relay is generally a way to get your domain blacklisted forever, allowing an internal relay is usually a necessity. By default Exchange is setup to deny relaying from any IP address, including your internal network. In this section I will show you how to allow relaying from your internal network. Exchange 2003: 1. Open the Exchange system manager 2. Expand the ...
The topic covered in this post actually have applicability beyond Lotus Notes, but that is just where I ran into the problem. The real subject is adding credentials to your SMTP client. Normally I would just make sure that the service sending the email has permission to send email to an Exchange server. The problem I had to send the email through Lotus and it wanted a separate login from the identity running the program. The only error message I got back when I originally wrote the code without specifying ...
A couple weeks ago, I blogged about Sprint blocking my SMTP server from sending text messages to my cell phone from Where's Tim. After I changed the code to send messages people send me through a different mail server, it worked fine for a week or two. I noticed last week that they were not coming through again and sure enough, they blocked me again. I apologize to anybody that has sent me a text message on Where's Tim and I haven't replied. I still kind of get the messages via the RSS feed, but ...