Randy in Nevis

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Wed Sep 29 08:16:04 CDT 2010


On Sep 29, 2010, at 6:10 AM, John Peach wrote:

> 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.....
> 
What does imap(s) have to do with 465/SMTP?

Owen





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