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Re: smtpserver aborts - partial solutions at least!

On Tue, 31 Jan 1995, Matti Aarnio wrote:

> > On Mon, 30 Jan 1995, Matti Aarnio wrote:
> 	On SOME machines receiving a connection to a TCP-port, which
> 	does not have a bound service, does cause (instead of
> 	"connection refused") tear-down of all connections in between
> 	that host, and host trying to connect to it.
> 	(But apparently that is not the case in here.)
> 	I have also heard of IP-firewalls which did cut the line,
> 	when they got probed by the IDENT.  When their managers
> 	learned about IDENT, they changed the policy..

I've managed to convince at least one of them (fsm-1.pica.army.mil) to
allow IDENT :-), and now deliveries from this site are proceeding

> 	(They wanted to use  ftp.funet.fi  :-)  )

I also mentioned where they could get ZMailer, in a nice way of course :-)

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