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Re: Comments on Routing and Allocation Policy Wanted
From: Sanjay Dani <sanjay () professionals com>
Date: Mon, 2 Oct 1995 10:57:28 -0700


From: patrick () Verity COM (Patrick Horgan)
From: "Walter O. Haas" <haas () xmission com>

Somehow I'm under the impression that it's possible to have SMTP over a
PPP dialup by logging into the mail server, is that not correct?

Not exactly.  smtp is just a tcp protocol.  You only need to do a tcp 
[snip]
One easy way to do mail is to nfs mount the directory containing
[snip]
The next choice is POP (Post Office Protocol).  With pop, your machine
[snip]

Alternatively, if you want to SMTP over email for a domain over the
dialup connection, assign the PPP client a primary MX record and a
fully connected server on the PPP server's network a secondary. The
PPP reconnect script on the client can be instrumented to flush the
outgoing queue and also send email to pseudo alias on the secondary
MX server that triggers a flush of its incoming queue for your domain.
You have to make sure you dialup at least once every three days or so.

This strategy requires the PPP client have a static IP.

Sanjay.


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