Configure SMTP server

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Configure SMTP server

Postby dippie » Tue Apr 03, 2012 4:36 am

I've looked through the forums and it seems that no one has had a SMTP configuraqtion problem with 1and1 so hopefully this is an easy one.

Im trying to set up the notification to go to a 1and1 email account. I have a domain registed with 1and1 and use their webmail service for the email accounts. I try to set the configuration settings to those that I use in my smart phone ie;

SMTP Server:
Port number: 25
Sender: David
SMTP authentication enabled
then password and username as in my webmail login

All I get when I send an alert notification test email is "The system can not sent the test email. Please check your settings" I've double and triple checked the settings.

Any clues?

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Re: Configure SMTP server

Postby » Tue Apr 03, 2012 5:16 am

Put your email address as 'Sender' as well as port 587 (or combination of both)

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Re: Configure SMTP server

Postby dippie » Thu Jun 07, 2012 4:41 am

Perfect! It worked. Many thanks

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Re: Configure SMTP server

Postby skyfox » Mon Aug 27, 2012 6:50 pm

To configure the smtp server to get email notifications for hotmail;

smtp server:
port number: 587
sender: your hotmail address
enable smtp authentication
user name: your hotmail address
password: your hotmail password
Use SSL/ TLS secure connection
protocol type: TLS

This worked for us, hope this helps others, this took a bit of time to work out!

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Re: Configure SMTP server

Postby effetredici » Sat Jan 30, 2016 1:50 pm

Skyfox, many thanks !!

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Re: Configure SMTP server

Postby CylonCenturion » Sat Jan 30, 2016 3:48 pm

effetredici wrote:Skyfox, many thanks !!

I will report this. Redicilous posting, to answer on a topic from 3.5 years ago.
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