__/ [McSpreader] on Wednesday 07 September 2005 12:06 \__
> "F9" <Me@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in
>> Luckily I am allowed to connect a laptop to the university
>> system, but although I can get access to the net by using their
>> proxy, I cannot get any SMTP to work. POP3 is fine, but sending
>> is snafu.
>> Is there an obvious solution to this?
> If the Uni provides an email service, set up and use an account on
> their service as your default account in Outlook Express.
> Leave your existing email account settings as-is so incoming mail
> on your current ISP's service will be received.
> Otherwise use a web mail service - either your current ISP's
> service or www.mail2web.com
You might be trying to connect to the SMTP server without a University-owned
IP address. In that case, you might have to look into Authenticated Mail
Service (AMS), if any is provided.
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