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[ale] Internet connectivity question



On Thu, Nov 02, 2006 at 12:07:32PM -0500, Greg Freemyer wrote:
> All,
> 
> We just moved our Internet connection to a T-1 from CBeyond last week.
> 
> So far it has been a good experience, but one of our people has a
> HTTP/FTP/SMTP/POP site he uses (dmares.com).  He tells me it is fast
> and responsive from his house but it has unusable from here since we
> moved to CBeyond.
> 
> >From here (via CBeyond):
> HTTP (port 80) access seems to be fine.
> 
> FTP (port 21) and SMTP (port 25) are very slow.
> 
> POP (port 109) seems to be non-functional.
> 
> As a test I just did:
> time telnet dmares.com 25
> quit
> 
> It took 1 min 25 seconds to complete, but it did complete.
> 


Here's a test from mediacom in Hendersonville, NC

$ time telnet mail.dmares.com 25
Trying 209.150.157.211...
Connected to mail.dmares.com (209.150.157.211).
Escape character is '^]'.
220 plus42.host4u.net ESMTP Thu, 2 Nov 2006 11:35:41 -0600
^]
telnet> q
Connection closed.

real    0m3.638s
user    0m0.000s
sys     0m0.004s


Seems to work perfectly from here.


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	David A. De Graaf    DATIX, Inc.    Hendersonville, NC
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