Randy in Nevis

John Peach john-nanog at johnpeach.com
Wed Sep 29 08:10:55 CDT 2010


On Wed, 29 Sep 2010 15:06:02 +0200
Bjørn Mork <bjorn at mork.no> wrote:

> John Peach <john-nanog at johnpeach.com> writes:
> 
> > It's common knowledge that 465 is smtps, whatever else IANA might
> > say.
> 
> It's common knowledge that 465 *was* smtps.  A decade ago.  But it has
> never gone anywhere, and it is way overdue for an "obsolete" tag.
> Everyone actually caring about SMTP over SSL are using STARTTLS on
> port 25 and 587.  The faster we kill SMTPS the better.  Keeping it in
> current /etc/services and the like is only going to confuse people.

You obviously don't use a Blackberry with an imap(s) server.....


-- 
John




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