Re: [SLUG] Sites on IP

From: steve szmidt (
Date: Tue Apr 11 2006 - 14:45:14 EDT

On Tuesday 11 April 2006 14:22, Levi Bard wrote:
> > You may ask (as my previous hosting company did) why I don't use the
> > SMTP server for my ISP. Simple. Almost since the beginning of my being
> > on the internet, I've used *this* email address. I'd question a fellow
> > from IBM or HP sending me official communications from an AOL address.
> > Those guys all have or email addresses, as they should.
> > Now, of course, we're nowhere near as big as IBM or HP, but I think the
> > principle is the same. I may (and I have) change ISPs. But my company
> > will be on the internet as long as I own the company. So that email
> > address is stable. And as long as it doesn't get blocked, I'm fine. But
> > when my business email gets bounced, I start to get very cranky about
> > the state of affairs in the hosting market, and tech support at those
> > same companies.
> Is there any reason you can't/won't route your outgoing mail through
> your ISP's server (still using your own domain/email addresses),
> similar to the way home users with their own domains do with
> RR/Earthlink/etc?

The outbound IP of the ISP's SMTP server is sometimes blacklisted ...


Steve Szmidt

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