Jump to content

Port 587 is now blocked on vmx.spamcop.net?


Recommended Posts

For the last week or two, SpamAssassin is no longer able to report (manually via spamassasin -r) my spams.

I finally took the time to track it down today, and the problem is that spamassassin uses port 587 to communicate with spamcop, and that apparently stopped working.

>telnet vmx.spamcop.net 25
Connected to vmx.spamcop.net.
Escape character is '^]'.
220 vmx.spamcop.net ESMTP
221 vmx.spamcop.net
Connection closed by foreign host.
>telnet vmx.spamcop.net 587
telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection timed out

I've "fixed" it by editing /usr/share/perl5/Mail/SpamAssassin/Plugin/Spamcop.pm and changing the port from 587 to 25, but presumably 587 should be an acceptable place to submit spam reports?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Create New...