Mailing List SIMS@mail.stalker.com Message #15165
From: Lyle D. Gunderson <lyle@mac.com>
Subject: Re: Opps . . IPNetRouter + SIMS
Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2005 12:36:46 -0700
To: SIMS Discussions <SIMS@mail.stalker.com>
X-Mailer: Claris Emailer 2.0v3, January 22, 1998
Maybe this is too obvious, but have you tried asking about this on the
Sustworks list? This may be a simple thing to do.

Or not.

--Lyle

On Tue, 29 Nov 2005 06:33:44 -0800, Jason Shewchuk
<jason@bijouenhancements.com> is alleged to have written:
>
>
>Hi,
>I've had my SIMS server up and running for many years however now due to
>different ISP in Alberta deciding for 'security' reasons they need to
>block port 25.  This means that most of the people who have an email
>address with SIMS on my server cannot check it on the road as SMTP is
>blocked.
>
>I am trying to use my old copy of IPNetRouter to forward port 587 to 25
>(as per suggestions on the list).  I haven't used this program in years
>and in the past I didn't have a physical router doing most of the routing.
>
>My setup is right now I get two IP address coming into an Asante FR1104-G
>router.  This router points on IP address to itself and the other to my
>server.  This has always worked.  This router after all the reading I've
>been doing does not have the ability to map outside port numbers to
>different inside port numbers.  My solution I thought was IPNetRouter.
>
>With IPNetRouter it up on the server to masquarade to itself then made an
>mapping entry to have port 587 sent to 25.  It worked . . . kind of.  I
>now was able to send mail to SIMS via port 587 however that was it.  
>Anything sent to 25 no longer worked.  Since I did this change I have
>only had on spammer send me anything otherwise the server didn't do much
>this weekend.  I've now turned off IPNetRouter and things are back to
>normal.
>
>Does anyone have any suggestions?  I should have followed if it an broke
>don't touch it (-:
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