2012-02-29 12:43 PM
Is this ever going to be supported? I have several customers (and my company too) that don't have a local mail server, they use a hosting service provider and don't have control over the mail server to allow SMTP Relaying; it would be very helpful if Autosupport could use SMTP authentication.
2012-03-01 11:02 AM
Can you be more explicit about what RFC's and AUTH methods you are asking for?
I assume you're referring to ESMTP AUTH?
E.g. Compliance with RFC 4954?
As much details about the requirement you can provide would be appreciated.
2012-03-02 07:46 AM
I'm not a mail expert, but basically what I do to configure my mail account on my mail client is to enable STARTTLS and encrypted password on the outgoing (SMTP) server, I have notice this method is common between several mail hosting providers, also, some use port 587 instead of 25.
2012-03-02 02:54 PM
Ricardo, i get your point but if the filers have access to WAN for send e-mails you can use the HTTPS method to send ASUP.
We - generally - use the mail relay to avoid give acces to WAN for the filer.