Setting the SMTP Server and Port
How to set the SMTP Server address and an alternate port for new sites. The SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) server is the mail server which sends outgoing mail.
- Navigate to > Settings and then select the Advanced Settings tab and expand the SMTP Server Settings section - OR - > Advanced Settings > Advanced Configuration Settings and then select the SMTP Server tab.
- In the SMTP Server and Port text box, enter one of the following options:
- Enter the SMTP Server address. E.g. mail.awesomecycles.biz
- To use default port number 25, enter the SMTP server name. E.g. smtp.awesomecyclesmail.biz
- To specify an alternate port, enter the SMTP server name followed by a colon and the port number. E.g. smtp.awesomecyclesmail.com:587
- In the Connection Limit text box, enter the maximum number of connections allowed on this ServicePoint object. The maximum value is 2147483647. The default value is 1.
- In the Max Idle Time text box, enter the length of time, in milliseconds, that a connection associated with the ServicePoint object can remain idle before it is closed and reused for another connection. The maximum value is 2147483647. The default value is 0.
- At SMTP , select from the following options:
- Anonymous: Username and password are not required to send outgoing mail. This is the default option.
- Basic: Select for basic username and password authentication:
- In the SMTP Username text box, enter a SMTP Username if required.
- In the SMTP Password text box, enter a SMTP Password if required.
- NTLM: Select to use NT LAN Manager authentication.
- In the SMTP Enable SSL, mark the check box to enable SSL (Secure Socket Layer) for security - OR - unmark the check box if SSL is not required.
- Click the Update button. The outgoing mail settings that apply to all sites within this can be tested by clicking the Test SMTP Settings button. This sends a test email to the primary account and displays a message indicating whether the test was successful. If the test was unsuccessful the error message is described.
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