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Re: Ports in db/routes?
> Is it possible to define a port to connect to in db/routes? I need this to
> send all outgoing mail via SMTP to a server at 22.214.171.124, port 5678. So I
> enter this to db/routes:
> . smtp![126.96.36.199]:5678
> and it doesn't work. I also tried (without success)
> . smtp![188.8.131.52:5678]
> . smtp!184.108.40.206:5678
> Is this possible at all? Without the port number it works fine, but it
> connects to port 25. I'm using Zmailer version 2.99.50-s8. Don't ask me why
> I have to connect to a port other than 25...
Currently no, but that brackets, plus colon, plus portnumber
format ( [220.127.116.11]:5678 ) makes most sense, especially as
colon INSIDE brackets exists for IPv6 address literals..
I will code it right away, available from my CVS after commit..
Hmm.. DRUMS drafts tell that address literals are of form:
IPv6: [IPv6 ::18.104.22.168]
That is, there is embedded SPACE in there now, a year ago
there was a change from [IPv6.addrlit] to [IPv6:addrlit],
but now ... I need to do additional plumbing to support
that format -- Ah well..
> BTW, I noticed that "make install" didn't work with the above version and
> my RedHat 4.2 & 5.0 installations. The problem I experienced happened in
> proto/Makefile, at the end of "db" section. There the copying of
The line previous to last in that sestion is missing "; \"
from its end.
> zmailer and it worked perfectly. I guess this could be attributed to the
> position of the stars or the runaway weather-balloon...
Stars don't change their positions -- except this one earest to us.
Perhaps you did mean planets ? (That weather-balloon issue is
some Canadian stratospheric balloon which reached today southern
Finland, and was well visible in quite large area as it flew in
about 8km height -- the balloon is circa 100 meters high, and
some 40 meters in diameter; a really big one... Sorry, I didn't
see it :-/ I have spent entire day at hacking weird internal
email related applications at work... )
> Tapio Sokura * firstname.lastname@example.org * ax.25: email@example.com
> PGP pubkey: http://www.iki.fi/oh2kku/pgpkey.html
/Matti Aarnio <firstname.lastname@example.org> OH2MQK