Re: UTL_MAIL - Trying to find a smtp server that works...
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2008 23:17:57 -0400
By default, all mail transfer agents like sendmail, disable "promiscuous relay". Otherwise, many external relays facing the net would get black listed. Of course, if you are in some corporate domain, they permit you without password, because the relay server has some setting that allows "all smtp connectoins from these set of servers" a la local-host-names. To permit mobile users to route their email thru their relay servers, they allow smtp auth sessions, which require some authentication.
On Sat, Mar 22, 2008 at 11:48 AM, Robert Freeman <robertgfreeman_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
> Anyone know of an SMTP server that I can use with utl_mail? I've tried about
> 4 different ones (e.g. smtp.yahoo.com) that I have access too but I get
> errors. If I remember correctly this is because many of them require you
> include your password (like yahoo mail) and utl_mail does not provide for