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email from raspberry Pi

Hi there,

I have a few raspberry Pi's at home doing some very small scale development. On one of them I'm trying to send out an email using some gadgets I have hooked up (PHP script and switfmailer not working).

It's all pretty simple, except it seems mail.bigpond.com won't let me send anything out on port 25.


The application I'm using cannot use SSL for outgoing mail (if it did, I'd use the gmail one)... I've never had an issue with an ISP's SMTP server before.


I'm a BP cable customer.


Is there any way I can send out mail (even if it's just back to my bigpond.com account) using normal SMTP (port 25) without SSL?

When I try to send via port 25, I get "535 5.7.0 ...authentication rejected..." (I can't get the rest of the error message from my app). My username and password are correct.


Do I have any options here? 


PS: I have had this setup on another ISP connection and it all works fine, just to cover off the obvious issues.

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Re: email from raspberry Pi

There have been some changes to the BigPond mail servers. 


Customers can view the required email settings for all of the platforms here: https://go.telstra.com.au/helpandsupport/-/email-settings-summary


If you aren't sure which mail platform your BigPond mailbox is on, then you can log in here to confirm: http://bigpond.com/email-status


Alternatively you can try using smtp.telstrabusiness.com on port 25 and no SSL, but I'm not 100% that it will work for a BigPond service.


- Shelly

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Re: email from raspberry Pi

Thanks Shelly... I can connect to the telstrabusiness smtp server, but same error.

535 5.7.0 ...authentication rejected...


I'll see what I can figure out...

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