[nSLUG] Bell FibreOP port blocking

Eugene Cormier eugene.cormier at gmail.com
Sat Oct 10 14:36:01 ADT 2015

On Sat, Oct 10, 2015 at 02:26:54PM -0300, D G Teed wrote:
> All ISPs will block outbound port 25 unless the service is commercial level.
> The exceptions are Eastlink will allow smtp relay over 25 to their SMTP,
> and Bell Fibre Op will allow authenticated smtp to their system but disallow
> email that is not from the bellalliant domain.  I'm using smtpcorp.com
> for my relay (smtp2go.com) with their free level (limit of 20 outbound per day)
> and port 2525.
> SSH is best for home servers to run on an alternate port anyway, or you will
> have brute force attempts hammering the system 24x7.

I put my ssh port to 443 so that I can connect from hotels and the


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