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If you use courier IMAP it's also possible to authenticate using its authdaemon like this


Another approach is to run a "FakeSMTP" server, a cross platform SMTP handler; who's whole purpose is to receive emails, store and display them with your configured email client.


A lot of mail servers don't accept incoming connections from systems with dynamic IP addresses because most of them are systems infected with malware that tries to send spam or spread itself. Use your ISPs mailserver as relay (sometimes called "smarthost"). Here is a short guide for that. The server name, user and password are the same as you'd use for a ...


There is nothing you can do, short of simply obtaining a static IP. It is Hotmail's policy to reject all mail coming from dynamic IPs.

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