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Anonymous
October 28, 2004 3:30:12 AM

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Thanks to everyone who helped me last week. I'm very new to this.

I got my YDI flat panel a few hours ago but I had to download the software
and manual. Took a few minutes to get it running.

I propped the antenna up on the floor next to my laptop and as soon as I
checked it, the software said I had a great connection! Must be a neighbors
house close by. I did not even move the antenna!

I was able to get on the Internet with no problems. But I did not stay on
long as it was not my network.

As a test I tried to send myself an email. But it was rejected. What do I do
when I'm on the road and need to send email from a free location?

Same story for getting on this group. Rejected. Any ideas for getting on the
newsgroups?

Thanks for all the help.

Dennis

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Anonymous
October 28, 2004 3:30:13 AM

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http://news.individual.net/

Free University of Berlin server. No binaries, registration required. You
must use a valid email addy to post. Use a throwaway Hotmail account.
Register, and they will send you a logon password. Config tutorials for
numerous newsreaders. (OE works well)


"Dennis Vogel" <dvogel@sprynet.com> wrote in message
news:8cWfd.11240$ta5.623@newsread3.news.atl.earthlink.net...
>
> Same story for getting on this group. Rejected. Any ideas for getting on
the
> newsgroups?
>
> Thanks for all the help.
>
> Dennis
>
>
Anonymous
October 28, 2004 5:33:38 AM

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On Wed, 27 Oct 2004 23:30:12 GMT, "Dennis Vogel" <dvogel@sprynet.com>
wrote:

>Thanks to everyone who helped me last week. I'm very new to this.
>
>I got my YDI flat panel a few hours ago but I had to download the software
>and manual. Took a few minutes to get it running.
>
>I propped the antenna up on the floor next to my laptop and as soon as I
>checked it, the software said I had a great connection! Must be a neighbors
>house close by. I did not even move the antenna!
>
>I was able to get on the Internet with no problems. But I did not stay on
>long as it was not my network.
>
>As a test I tried to send myself an email. But it was rejected. What do I do
>when I'm on the road and need to send email from a free location?

This does not have anything to do with wireless internet. Almost all
ISP check if outgoing SMTP messages are coming from their own network
or customers. For example, if your neighbor were using abc.com as an
ISP, and you have your outgoing email software SMTP server set to
smtp.xyz.com, it won't work. The server will detect that you're not
connected via xyz.com and reject the message as a relay attempt.

There are ways to get around this.
1. If your xyz.com ISP allows or requires authentication on send,
then you can send from any network connection.
2. If your xyz.com ISP provide POP3 before SMTP, then all you have to
do is check your mail BEFORE you send SMTP mail, and it will work.
3. Webmail
4. VPN tunnel to xyz.com server.
5. Subscribe to 3rd part email service (Myrealmail, AOL, Earthlink,
etc, which authenticate indepently of the connection IP address).

>Same story for getting on this group. Rejected. Any ideas for getting on the
>newsgroups?

Same problem. You can't post an NNTP server from an account on a
different ISP. In this case, if the ISP provides usenet news service,
both the login/passwd *AND* the source IP address have to be correct.
Your login/passwd is probably fine, but you're going through the wrong
network.

>Thanks for all the help.
>Dennis


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October 28, 2004 5:35:02 AM

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On Wed, 27 Oct 2004 23:30:12 GMT, "Dennis Vogel" <dvogel@sprynet.com> wrote:

<snip>
>
>As a test I tried to send myself an email. But it was rejected. What do I do
>when I'm on the road and need to send email from a free location?
<snip>

gmail, yahoo, hotmail, etc.

I think you'll find that the number of hotspot operators giving direct access to
an SMTP (mail) server is going to be low. any jerknod spammer could come along
and dump thousands of spams thru it.

>Same story for getting on this group. Rejected. Any ideas for getting on the
>newsgroups?
>
<snip>

google groups

Ditto on the spam problem.
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