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Anonymous
April 19, 2004 2:39:12 AM

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I'm new to wi-fi, with my iPaq 2210 ,Cirond PocketWinC, and Senao wi-fi CF
card, but I've read that while one can read e-mails over a wi-fi connection,
sending mail is a problem due to the authentification needed by SMTP mail
servers.
Is this the case?

An option mentioned in one article I read, was to set up a webmail account - it
particularly mentioned Yahoo! - so is this one possible solution?

Any tips from wi-fi experts would be appreciated.


Andrew



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Anonymous
April 19, 2004 2:39:13 AM

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On 18 Apr 2004 22:39:12 GMT, ajh400@aol.comkillspam (AJH400) wrote:

>I'm new to wi-fi, with my iPaq 2210 ,Cirond PocketWinC, and Senao wi-fi CF
>card, but I've read that while one can read e-mails over a wi-fi connection,
>sending mail is a problem due to the authentification needed by SMTP mail
>servers.
> Is this the case?

The Pocket PC Inbox program supports SMTP Auth - you can enable it
under the "Options" button on Page 5/5 of E-mail Setup (it's on Page
2/3 of Options - check the "Outgoing e-mail server requires
authentication" box).

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Anonymous
April 19, 2004 3:22:15 PM

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>ending mail is a problem due to the authentification needed by SMTP mail
>>servers.
>> Is this the case?
>
>The Pocket PC Inbox program supports SMTP Auth - you can enable it
>under the "Options" button on Page 5/5 of E-mail Setup (it's on Page
>2/3 of Options - check the "Outgoing e-mail server requires
>authentication" box).


Thank you. The problem mentioned in the article I've read (UK MacUser 16th Apr,
general article on wireless working) is that sending an e-mail over wi-fi is
often blocked by the SMTP server because you sending over another network, not
directly from your usual phone connection.

As mentioned, I'm new to wi-fi, and very interested in exploring its use, so no
doubt questions like mine will seem very stupid when I get the hang of things!


regards
Andrew



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Anonymous
April 19, 2004 5:36:45 PM

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It depends of some factors:

First of all, you have to understand which authentication method does your
SMTP server uses, as there are mainly three scenarios that I have commonly
seen:

1 - The SMTP server uses the the IP address you're using to verify that
you're in the same internal network as the server. Then it allows you to
send messages.

2 - The STMP server requires you to provide a username and password to be
able to connect.

3 - The SMTP server uses "SMTP after POP3" authentication, which means that
you must first estabilish a POP3 session with the server and then it allows
you to connect to SMTP.


In the first case, if your WI-FI connection is to the same network as your
SMTP server you're ready to go. No more settings needed.

The third scenario scenario is partially supported. I say partially because
you can say on your account's properties that your SMTP server requires
authentication, but you can't specify a username and password for it, as
Pocket Outlook will use the same ones you have provided for POP3. If your
username and password are the same for POP3 and SMTP, then you don't have to
care about it. Just tell it to use authentication and you're done. Otherwise
you're out of luck... :-)

The third scenario is far less common, but to work with it you just need to
ensure that you have first estabilished a POP3 connection with that same
server and them you can send messages.

Hope it helps,
Paulo
"AJH400" <ajh400@aol.comkillspam> wrote in message
news:20040418183912.29822.00000010@mb-m24.aol.com...
> I'm new to wi-fi, with my iPaq 2210 ,Cirond PocketWinC, and Senao wi-fi CF
> card, but I've read that while one can read e-mails over a wi-fi
connection,
> sending mail is a problem due to the authentification needed by SMTP mail
> servers.
> Is this the case?
>
> An option mentioned in one article I read, was to set up a webmail
account - it
> particularly mentioned Yahoo! - so is this one possible solution?
>
> Any tips from wi-fi experts would be appreciated.
>
>
> Andrew
>
>
>
> replying? delete killspam from @aol.com******** and shoot any spammers
you
> meet ;-)
April 19, 2004 8:30:55 PM

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Rob Borek <rborek@spamcop.net> skrev :

>The Pocket PC Inbox program supports SMTP Auth - you can enable it
>under the "Options" button on Page 5/5 of E-mail Setup (it's on Page
>2/3 of Options - check the "Outgoing e-mail server requires
>authentication" box).

In my part of the world (Denmark) I never found a ISP that allowed
SMTP from an outside IP address (with or without authentication).

I just find out what the SMTP server of the network in question is and
change the settings accordingly.
Anonymous
April 19, 2004 10:26:37 PM

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>It depends of some factors:
>
>First of all, you have to understand which authentication method does your
>SMTP server uses . . . . .

Thanks for your advice, all.
Your information is much appreciated.
I've amended the settings on my iPaq, and keen to try it out when I next at a
'hotspot'.

regards
Andrew





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Anonymous
April 19, 2004 10:47:51 PM

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On Mon, 19 Apr 2004 16:30:55 +0200, Martin <no@mail.xx> wrote:

>In my part of the world (Denmark) I never found a ISP that allowed
>SMTP from an outside IP address (with or without authentication).
>
>I just find out what the SMTP server of the network in question is and
>change the settings accordingly.

There are some ISP's that support SMTP Auth, and most third party
e-mail providers (either via your hosting company, or via another
company that provides e-mail service such as Fusemail or Spamcop)
support SMTP Auth.

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