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#192227 2-Mar-2016 13:44
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Does anyone know if its possible to send email from a Clear email address using Slingshot as your internet supplier.

 

My mother in law uses a Clear one currently on Spark/Xtra which has been OK until recently - after many issues a while back when you had to get an xtra email address and register the Clear email address. Its stopped working again and i'm taking the opportunity to look for a better deal for phone/internet which Slingshot appears to be ( $75 odd vs $95 for Voda or Spark )


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  #1504975 2-Mar-2016 14:12
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Pretty sure there shouldn't be as I didn't think they allowed relaying. I would suggest getting a gmail.com or outlook.com address and avoiding ISP email addresses altogether.






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  #1504977 2-Mar-2016 14:19
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I would not recommend using slingshot SMTP servers to relay email with an @clear.net.nz address they have an SPF (Send Policy Framework):

v=spf1 ip4:203.97.32.0/21 ~all

 

Even though the qualifier is ~all (softfail) it may cause issues some providers receiving email.

But someone correct me if I'm wrong if you have an @clear.net.nz address you should be able to use their SMTP servers however will require authentication to relay the email.





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  #1505050 2-Mar-2016 16:13
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She likes and wants to keep the Clear email address hence the question / issue thanks.


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