Dear Valued Customers,

Please be informed that affective 3rd Dec 2007, Telekom Malaysia Berhad had blocked OUTBOUND Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) traffic or port 25 for all out going e-mails from dynamic IP addresses. Only Outbound SMTP traffic from and will be allowed. With this implementation, Streamyx customers who have their own mail server (Example: will not be able to send out e-mails using email program.

Note: Clients who are using Web-based mail (eg. SquirrelMail/Roundcube) or using other Internet Service Provider (eg. Jaring/Maxis) that allows custom SMTP server will not be affected

Below are the workaround for the problems.


Solution #1 (Recommended)


To overcome this problem, HostingRia had created a new port for SMTP server,
HostingRia clients who were affected, may change the SMTP Server from Port 25 to Port 26.

To change the SMTP Port for your emai lclient, kindly refer to our knowledge base article as below:


Solution #2 (Provided by TM)

You may change your SMTP server to the open-relay server provided by TM. Please be assured that by using this option, your email address is still remaining as

Kindly refer to on how to configure your email client in order to utilize this relay server. Alternatively, your e-mail administrators can refer to as a guide to configure your companys email servers



Official Announcement by TM:

If you have any enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us. Thank You!

Saturday, July 5, 2008

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