Azure/AWS Mail blocked on Port 25

This issue revolves around Azure and AWS outbound SMTP from their virtual machines / EC2 instances. AZURE Azure: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/mast/2017/11/15/enhanced-azure-security-for-sending-emails-november-2017-update/ For Pay-As-You-Go or Microsoft Partner Network subscriptions created after November 15, 2017, there will be technical restrictions blocking e-mail sent directly from VMs in these subscriptions. Customers that need the ability to send e-mail from Azure…

Connect to Azure Database with Mysql with mysql command line

Azure Mysql database in encrypted by default. The mysql connection fails when trying to login: ERROR 9002 (28000): SSL connection is required. Please specify SSL options and retry. Azure Database for MySQL supports connecting your Azure Database for MySQL server to client applications using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). Enforcing SSL connections between your database server…