How to forward old root mails to an external email address?

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Wed Feb 23 22:16:18 UTC 2011

Bill Tillman <btillman99 at> writes:

> The only problem with this is that unlike 10 years ago, today almost all ISP's 
> block anything coming down port 25 unless you have an account that allows your 
> e-mail server to work. And they of course charge for this. I used to enjoy my 
> own private e-mail server but these days if the ISP's don't charge you for it 
> they block it.

In this application, it's perfectly reasonable to get around that by
port forwarding over ssh.

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