On Thu, 2006-11-02 at 02:08 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote: > the achilles heel of SIP. I've now signed up for several of > these providers, but the confirming email containing the connection > details never arrives Have you tried signing up using a webmail service provider? Your mail won't pass through the hands of your ISP, that way. Off the top of my head, I know of Fastmail.fm, mail.yahoo.com, or even the dreaded Hotmail... Alternatively, if you have your own domain name, like I do, you might be able to use them for your SMTP and POP services. -- (Currently testing FC5, but still running FC4, if that's important.) Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored. I read messages from the public lists.