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Re: Tor server for port 443

On 2008-05-21 Scott Bennett wrote:
> On Wed, 21 May 2008 11:02:11 +0100 Mike Cardwell wrote:
>> Scott Bennett wrote:
>>> Any idea why gmail uses 587 instead of the standard smtps port,
>>> which is 465?  I wouldn't unblock an smtps port and for the same
>>> reasons I leave the unencrypted smtp port (25) blocked.
>> The standardised port for SMTP submission is 587. See
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simple_Mail_Transfer_Protocol
>> specifically "Although some servers support port 465 for legacy
>> secure SMTP in violation of the specifications"
> Huh.  Guess I'll have to look it up somewhere official then.
> (wikipedia is not authoritative, even if it may well have it right.)

Try RFC 4409.

Ansgar Wiechers
"The Mac OS X kernel should never panic because, when it does, it
seriously inconveniences the user."