SMTP Settings

When you configure a mail client, you need to detail your SMTP settings which will ensure a proper connection with our SMTP server – and thus a correct delivery of your emails.

That said: how to set up an SMTP server for a mail client? The typical window would look like this:

Here’s a quick explanation of all the fields:

  • Description: it’s an informal name associated to our SMTP server.
  • Server name: the actual SMTP server, ie:
  • Port: SMTP servers normally use port 25 to work.
  • Connection security: the standard SMTP email transfer goes without encryption, so it can be a good idea to secure it with STARTTLS or SSL/TLS.
  • Authentication method: it can be a plain text password, a cyphered one, POP before SMTP, CRAM-MD5, KERBEROS, NTLM, etc. Authentication not required if using our smtp server to relay within the goconnect network.
  • User Name: your email address.
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