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Topic # 43551 20-Oct-2009 16:57
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Bit of a nuisance - Xtra have just confirmed (via 0800 call) that they are working on an SMTP server fault - so no sending email from home at the mo!!  receiving fine.





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  Reply # 265367 20-Oct-2009 16:58
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Gmail works great as an SMTP server. Free too.




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  Reply # 265368 20-Oct-2009 17:03
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True! I'm just a sucker who's been with Xtra since Moses was a baby in the bullrushes and generally had very few complaints at all over the (many) years. Having said that, I probably wouldn't have known about this if my wife hadn't texted me at work asking me if I could review something she sent me (which still hasn't arrived!!). So maybe its a case of rose-tinted glasses?!





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