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pre paid 3G wi-fi

hi Team member, I have a difficulty to send emails through thunderbird using the pre-paid 3G wi-fi.

 

I can receive emails no problem

 

When sending the text in the window is: connected to mail.skymesh.com.au,

 

then Error message comes up telling me: the mail server sent an incorrect greeting

 

Please note that when I am at home I am using an account with skymesh.com.au 

 

I wish to send and receive emails using Thunderbird as I wish to work offline when writing emails.

 

Confusing is the fact that I can receive, but NOT send

 

thank you for your help

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Re: pre paid 3G wi-fi

Basically no mail server will allow an outside (not on there network aka relay) source to send mail unless a secure mail server is in place in there system. Sadly hardly any ISP supply this. A good fix would be to use gmail and with a few sneaky settings you'll end up with push mail and mail sent would be like sending from skymesh Smiley Wink it would be a bit of a adventure for the novice but would be a permanent fix for both local and international use.

Cheers,
Dave

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