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I cannot configure a mailhop outbound.
When I telnet to the server, and enter commands manually for login, I get rejected.
Here's the transcript:
Trying 220.127.116.11... Connected to outbound.mailhop.org. Escape character is '^]'. 220-mho-02-ewr.mailhop.org ESMTP Exim 4.68 Wed, 23 Jun 2010 02:31:26 +0000 220- This is a private server for DynDNS MailHop Outbound customers. 220- See http://www.mailhop.org/outbound/ for details. 220 All Access Is Logged. Authorized Users Only. helo me 250 mho-02-ewr.mailhop.org Hello ip98-165-44-173.ph.ph.cox.net [18.104.22.168] mail from:firstname.lastname@example.org 550 You must authenticate to use MailHop Outbound AUTH LOGIN 503 AUTH command used when not advertised EHLO mail.obnosis.com 250-mho-02-ewr.mailhop.org Hello ip98-165-44-173.ph.ph.cox.net [22.214.171.124] 250-SIZE 52428800 250-PIPELINING 250-AUTH PLAIN LOGIN 250-STARTTLS 250 HELP AUTH LOGIN 334 VXNlcm5hbWU6 obnosis 501 Invalid base64 data AUTH PLAIN LOGIN 501 Invalid base64 data EHLO mail.obnosis.com 250-mho-02-ewr.mailhop.org Hello ip98-155-44-179.ph.ph.cox.net [126.96.36.199] 250-SIZE 52428800 250-PIPELINING 250-AUTH PLAIN LOGIN 250-STARTTLS 250 HELP AUTH PLAIN LOGIN 501 Invalid base64 data AUTH LOGIN 334 VXNlcm5hbWU6 obnosis 501 Invalid base64 data
Please let me know what I am doing wrong?
Answer by Cry Havok · Jul 03, 2010 at 08:51 PM
Note that this is a user to user forum.
Have you signed up to MailHop Outbound?
Have you configured your mail server or client (I can't tell what you're using) to use the DynDNS account username (not the email address) and password to authenticate with? If you can tell us what you're using we may be able to point you at the relevant documentation on correctly configuring it.
Answer by VikingTiger · Jul 03, 2010 at 11:28 PM
It seems you're trying manually via telnet without encoding the username and password with base64. You can test this with telnet if you do it properly, but it is probably simpler to configure your e-mail software correctly to do it for you. What e-mail software do you have trouble getting to work with MailHop Outbound? Is it a mail server?