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Standard User ukwiz
(fountain of knowledge) Mon 10-Apr-17 09:47:49
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Has relay.plus.net gone AWOL?


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A friend is unable to send emails because relay.plus.net doesn't exist.

Is this a permanent thing, or just temporary?

David

BT (poor) -> Zen (excellent) -> O2 (started well, went downhill -> IDNet (No complaints - but 100GB cap) -> Zen (unlimited-and now ipv6!l)
Standard User wingco1
(legend) Mon 10-Apr-17 10:49:07
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Re: Has relay.plus.net gone AWOL?


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I had a problem on saturday trying to set up a non plusnet email address using relay.plus.net as the smtp. However it worked ok on sunday.

Standard User IanBB
(committed) Mon 10-Apr-17 11:54:30
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Re: Has relay.plus.net gone AWOL?


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It's there now as it responded to pings a few seconds ago.

Edited by IanBB (Mon 10-Apr-17 11:54:55)


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Standard User 23Prince
(experienced) Tue 11-Apr-17 09:41:44
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Re: Has relay.plus.net gone AWOL?


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In reply to a post by wingco1:
I had a problem on saturday trying to set up a non plusnet email address using relay.plus.net as the smtp. However it worked ok on sunday.


Why not use many of the other more reliable free ones?
Standard User RobertoS
(elder) Tue 11-Apr-17 09:48:37
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Re: Has relay.plus.net gone AWOL?


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LOL

Taking that literally, rather than the word-resequenced version I think you intended, I expect most people, particularly those who use ISP or free email, find using a single mail host easier than using many. wink

Kindness isn't going to cure the world of all its awfulness but it's a good place to begin. Daisy Ridley.
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Standard User 23Prince
(experienced) Tue 11-Apr-17 11:41:28
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Re: Has relay.plus.net gone AWOL?


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But a non plusnet address shouldn't be using them? no?
Standard User RobertoS
(elder) Tue 11-Apr-17 11:49:31
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I don't think you read my post carefully enough, or yours that I replied to for that matter smile. Mine was (I hoped) clearly a jokey post.

Kindness isn't going to cure the world of all its awfulness but it's a good place to begin. Daisy Ridley.
My broadband basic info/help site - www.robertos.me.uk. Domains, site and mail hosting - Tsohost.
Connection - AAISP Home::1 80/20. Sync 63790/13596Kbps @ 600m. BQMs - IPv4 & IPv6
Standard User jelv
(knowledge is power) Tue 11-Apr-17 17:43:52
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Re: Has relay.plus.net gone AWOL?


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You haven't explained why you said we should be configuring multiple servers - surely picking one that suits and using that is sufficient?

jelv

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Standard User Michael_Chare
(fountain of knowledge) Tue 11-Apr-17 21:37:28
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In reply to a post by jelv:
You haven't explained why you said we should be configuring multiple servers - surely picking one that suits and using that is sufficient?
One reason could be because access to the regular relay.plus.net is blocked by some (foreign) hotels. IME

Michael Chare
Standard User jchamier
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Tue 11-Apr-17 22:13:54
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In reply to a post by jelv:
You haven't explained why you said we should be configuring multiple servers - surely picking one that suits and using that is sufficient?

Always best to use the SMTP that aligns with the email address's domain to increase deliverability. Unless you run your own domain and manage your own SPF and DKIM / DMARC records.

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