MailEnable Enterprise Guide
SMTP Connector
Services and Connectors > SMTP Connector > SMTP Connector

SMTP is a protocol for transferring outgoing email messages from one server to another and also to accept email messages from other mail servers and email clients. SMTP is used with both POP3 and IMAP4.

Note: POP and SMTP servers are often the same server. However, in some cases, one server is used for receiving mail (POP server) and another server is used for sending mail (SMTP server); this is done mostly for load balancing and redundancy.

Using the Administration Console, the SMTP properties can be accessed by expanding the Servers > Localhost > Connectors branch.

Right click on the SMTP icon and select Properties. The options are explained below: