MailEnable Enterprise Guide
Configuring clients for HTTPMail

The HTTPMail access protocol is currently only supported with Microsoft based clients.  If using Outlook Express, Outlook 2002 or Outlook 2003 as a mail client, select the mail protocol as HTTP and enter in the following details:

Setting

Value

Protocol

HTTP

Provider

Other

Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server

http://machinename:8080/MEHTTPMail

Example

From Outlook (in the example, Outlook Express) choose Tools | Accounts from the Menu.

  1. Select Add | Mail... and
  2. Enter the Display Name (Friendly Name), then select Next.
  3. Enter the e-mail address; then select Next.
  4. Select HTTP as the mail server type and enter the URL to the HTTPMail service (http://machinename:8080/MEHTTPMail); then select Next.
  5. Enter the MailEnable credentials; then select Next. Note: Since HTTPMail is an authenticated service, use the usual account credentials when prompted. (i.e.: User@ Your Account/Postoffice).
  6. The wizard has now completed; please select Next.

The HTTPMail Service has now been configured under Outlook Express. For more information on using Outlook Express, please refer to the Outlook Express Online Help.

 

 


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