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A script to change SMTP servers and Location
Authored by: cueball on Dec 24, '04 01:14:11PM
Why change SMTP servers at all? The original poster obviously is using a laptop - I do too. I take it everywhere - it goes with me whether I'm at work, home, my folks' place, conferences etc. From this post you would think that there's not an easier solution - but there is... postfix It's already on your machine. The instructions for enabling it have been posted numerous times on macosxhints. Just set your machine to enable outbound email only (do a search for "postfix" in the box above), set all your accounts to send using the localhost IP (127.0.0.1), then all you need ever do when you change physical location is select your new network location. AFAIAC, that's a one click solution, and you can have as many locations as you want without having to worry about modifying some script every time you need a new location.

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A script to change SMTP servers and Location
Authored by: fitzage on Dec 24, '04 01:51:34PM

My ISP will not allow me to send anything out using my own, or any other smtp server. Many ISP's return my e-mails if they're not from a known smtp server.

If my ISP allowed that, I wouldn't need to do it. I'd just use .mac, etc's smtp servers at both locations.



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