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It's B-a-a-a-c-k. isn't working again.
Enthusiast - Level 2

I've run tests between verizon and another mail server I use.  I can send to verizon [POP] but can't send from verizon [smtp].  This seems to happen from time-to-time and eventually gets fixed but is anybody else having a current problem?  If not, I'll have to worry about it.

If I ping I get

$ ping

PING ( 56 data bytes

64 bytes from icmp_seq=0 ttl=54 time=8.066 ms

64 bytes from icmp_seq=1 ttl=54 time=8.235 ms

64 bytes from icmp_seq=2 ttl=54 time=7.785 ms

64 bytes from icmp_seq=3 ttl=54 time=7.893 ms

64 bytes from icmp_seq=4 ttl=54 time=8.068 ms

64 bytes from icmp_seq=5 ttl=54 time=99.733 ms


so the connection seems to be there.  I just can't seem to access it from my mailer.

Robert B. Peirce
Re: It's B-a-a-a-c-k. isn't working again.
Enthusiast - Level 2

This is some kind of issue with Verizon and Mac Mail.  Somehow my password is getting changed.  When I try to correct it Verizon claims it isn't valid.  However, it works fine on my iPhone and eventually I am able to get it to work on my Mac as well, although I don't know for how long.

The reason I can't track down the exact problem is no other password than my Verizon smtp password is getting changed.  This makes me think it is something Verizon is doing but I have no way to know that.

Robert B. Peirce