SmarterMail 8.x Help
This documentation is for a product that is no longer supported by SmarterTools.

SMTP Accounts

Setting up an SMTP account allows you to send email from an external server from within Smartermail. Generally, you will also want to set up the corresponding Message Retrieval information.

To view your message retrieval settings, click the settings icon. Then expand the My Settings and Advanced Settings folders and click SMTP Accounts in the navigation pane.

When creating a new SMTP account, the following options are available:

  • Server Address - The address for the external email server for which you want to connect.
  • Port - The port used to connect to the email server. By default, the port is 25.
  • Display Name - The name that appears in the From field of emails.
  • Email Address - The email address that corresponds to the external email server.
  • Username - The identifier used to authenticate with the external email server.
  • Password - The corresponding password used to authenticate with the external email server.
  • Encryption - The type of encryption required by the external email server.
  • Enable Authentication - Selec this option if SMTP authentication is required to send mail from this email address.