How to enable SMTP outbound authentication

Here is a Quick Tip-


 


Many smarthosts require that you authenticate before you can relay your mail to them. Unfortunately, the SBS dev team did not add an authentication window to the Configure Email and Internet Connection Wizard (CEICW). You have to do this manually, but do not worry… it is very easy:


 


Open Exchange System Manager, drill down to Connectors, right-click the SMTP connector and select properties. On the Properties screen click on the Advanced tab, go to Outbound Security and type the logon info of your ISP.


 


By the way, if you want to learn more about using Smarthosts vs. DNS for mail delivery you should read this article.

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