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Month: August 2015

Re: [trinity-users] shentel has new email server & I can't smtp send

From: Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@...>
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2015 15:53:57 +0100
On Thursday 20 August 2015 15:25:50 Gene Heskett wrote:
> Greetings all;
> shentel has fired gmail, so that account stopped working, without notice
> or fanfare about 14:30 local time yesterday.
> I have now fixed my fetchmail & related scripts so that I can receive
> incoming emails from their new server.  On port 995
> But setting that address in a kmail send account is not working, and
> kmail won't even show me the alternate sending server as a sending
> target.  A "check what the server supports" times out about a minute
> later as no contact hasa been made.
> I'm fresh out of clues & could use some help.
> Like is there an alternate port number to try instead of 25 for smtp?

Gmail smtp uses:
Port for TLS/STARTTLS: 587
Port for SSL: 465

Is there no way you could actually ask them what settings they require?  
Server address and port number?

KMail isn't, so far as I know, designed to scour the web for smtp servers. ;-)


> Thanks.
> Cheers, Gene Heskett