Asahi Net : Security

15th May 2008 implementation for Asahi Net dial-up access points


OP25B was implemented on 15th May 2008 for these dial-up access points. Users of these dial-up access points who are sending email through an Asahi Net Outgoing mail server may need to change their settings.

Access Point Name Telephone Number
All-Japan Access Point 0570-037-001
Prime Access Point 0120-253531

Are you affected?

Please first read Step 1 below. After reading it, please only proceed to Step 2 if the result is You may be affected. If the result of Step 1 is You will not be affected please do not proceed to Step 2 or make changes to your settings.

Step 1 - Using an Asahi Net mail server?


How to check the Outgoing mail server setting of email software

By determining which Outgoing mail server you are using you will be able to find out if OP25B affects you or not. Click the link for the email software you are using and follow the instructions.

Checking the Outgoing mail server
>> Outlook Express 6.x for Windows
>> Outlook 2003 for Windows
>> Netscape 7 for Windows
>> Thunderbird 1.5 for Windows
>> Mail 1.4 for Mac OSX

Using other email software? Don't know how to check?
Please contact Asahi Net if you are unable to check the Outgoing mail server address.
>> How To Contact Asahi Net

Step 2 - You may need to change your settings!

If you have reached this step (because you are using an Asahi Net Outgoing mail service) then it is possible that you will be affected by the implementation of OP25B and will need to change the settings of your email software. Please visit our Configuration Guide page and change your email software to have it send your email through port 465 (SMTP over SSL/TLS) or port 587 (Submission Port).

>> Configuration Guide > Email Software