begin the setup process double click the "Outlook
Express" (if it is on your desktop), or select it
from the "Start Menu" under "Programs".
Select TOOLS from the menu bar and choose ACCOUNTS
in Outlook Express.
Choose the MAIL tab from the top of this new window
then click on PROPERTIES. (Figure 1)
( Figure 1 )
From this window, click on the SERVERS tab.
At the bottom of this screen where it says "Outgoing
Mail Server" check the box that says "My server requires
authentication." (Figure 2). NEXT >
You do NOT need to
click on the settings button as it is already set correctly
by default, but if you do, is should look like this (Figure
3) NEXT >
Microsoft Outlook COMING
Macintosh Authenticated SMTP
to tools, accounts, click on the account listed, then
at the top click edit.
box should pop up that says EDIT ACCOUNT at the top.
this is the page with your server information.
In the middle of the page you will see where your Account
is listed. Your Account ID is your email address.
At the bottom you should see an area that says: SMTP htlmail.yourdomain.com
Immediately below that you will see a button that reads:
click here for
advanced sending options
Click this button, and another box should pop up.
should see three options. Place a check in the
one that reads: SMTP server
You also want to make sure there is a dot in the option
that says: use same
settings as incoming mail server
Close out of the third box.
Click ok on the second box.
Then close out of the first box.
You should be back to your email program, and your authentication
requirements have been met.
Netscape Authenticated SMTP
Open Netscape Messenger
and select EDIT and choose PREFERENCES
from the menu bar.
Select the + besides
Mail and Newsgroups under Categories which
should create a drop down menu below it, and choose
Mail Servers. NEXT >
Over to the right choose
Edit, and make sure that the mail server is set to
mail.yourdomain.com, the server type is set to POP3,
and your account name is entered correctly.
"User Name" is your email address. If you have
"Remember Password" checked, it will not prompt you
for it every time you send and receive an email.
Click on OK. NEXT >
Now that you are back
on the PREFERENCES page, make sure that the
outgoing mail servers are also set to mail.yourdomain.com
and your outgoing mail server user name is also entered
correctly. "Outgoing mail server username" is
your email address (Figure 4). Click OK.
If all these settings
are set up correctly, the first time you send mail
it will prompt you for your password only once.
If it keeps asking you for your password, double check
the above directions and remember that passwords are
case Sensitive (your caps lock might be on).