Port 25 closing?

Mark Haney markh at uptimecomputer.net
Wed Mar 9 13:02:25 UTC 2005


On Tue, 2005-03-08 at 14:49 -0700, Robin Laing wrote:
> Mark Haney wrote:
> > On Tue, 2005-03-08 at 13:11 -0700, Ashley M. Kirchner wrote:
> > 
> 
> > 
> > I have seen this problem on several SP2 boxes recently.  In every case
> > killing the firewall has fixed it.  Personally, SP2 _causes_ more
> > problems than it allegedly fixes IMHO.  I am dreading the day it will be
> > a mandatory install for my clients.
> > 
> > 
> 
> Maybe that will be the day that you can get them to change to Linux. :)
> 
> There are so many applications that were broken with SP2 that even 
> Microsoft delayed the commercial push.  Now that day is coming to an 
> end.  I hope it is the day that many corporations see the light and 
> find the word.  And the word is Linux.
> 
> I hear enough screams from the Windows users on a daily basis that I 
> hope the day that SP2 gets pushed to all machines, is the day that 
> allus Linux users come to the rescue.

I think SP2 is the straw that will break the camel's back.  I know
several of our clients are leaning toward using linux more and more.
The area I live in (Western NC) has been hit hard because of the economy
and I hear more and more of my customers complaining about the cost of
using Windows.  The best part is I'm the only linux guy in my company.
Maybe I can 'preach the gospel' and convert a few people here.

> 
> -- 
> Robin Laing
> 

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Mark Haney
markh at uptimecomputer.net
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