The End-To-End Internet (was Re: Blocking MX query)

John Levine johnl at iecc.com
Wed Sep 5 18:07:07 CDT 2012


>Well, if you've got proper forward and reverse DNS, and your portable 
>SMTP server identifies itself properly, and you are using networks that 
>don't filter outbound port 25, AND you have DKIM configured correctly 
>and aren't using it for a situation for which it is inappropriate, then 
>you'll get the same results with a portable SMTP server that you would 
>sending through a properly configured static server.

Not really.  Large mail system like Gmail and Yahoo have a pretty good
map of the IPv4 address space.  If you're sending from a residential
DSL or cable modem range, they'll likely reject any mail you send
directly no matter what you do.

R's,
John



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