Thanks everyone, I will follow these suggestions. He uses the webhost for outoging mail. I set it up for him, so I know that for a fact. I will try changing the port, and checking the SMTP authentication, when he returns of course! Thanks for all the help. Nan -----Original Message----- From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Mark Groen Sent: Tuesday, June 17, 2008 8:10 AM To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: Re: [thelist] sending and receiving email on Outlook from Africa On Tuesday 17 June 2008 04:17:45 it was wrote: >...... > I have encountered this problem before. The problem probably lies with >the ISP having blocked port 25 for all but their own server. If it is port blocking, changing the outgoing port from 25 to 26 works sometimes too. -- cheers, Mark -- -- * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !