ME020214 - HOWTO: How to configure POP and SMTP for Outlook 2003


How to correctly configure POP and SMTP for Outlook 2003.


The following procedure outlines how to add a new e-mail account to an existing Outlook profile:
  1. On the Tools menu, click E-mail Accounts.
  2. Select the Add a new e-mail account, and then click Next.
  3. Select the Add button.
  4. Select POP3, and then click Next.
  5. Enter e-mail account information.
  6. In the 'Your Name' box, type the user name as you would like it to appear.
  7. In the E-mail Address box, type the MailEnable e-mail address. Example,
  8. In the Incoming mail server (POP3) box, type the host name of the MailEnable server.
  9. In the Outgoing mail server (SMTP) box, type the host name of the MailEnable server.
  10. In the User Name box, enter the username in the format of MailboxName@PostofficeName.
  11. Enter the MailEnable password.

IMPORTANT: If the SMTP option "Allow relay for authenticated senders is enabled", then MailEnable's SMTP server requires authentication.

To turn this setting on, follow these steps: 
  1. From the Tools menu, click Accounts.
  2. Select the Mail tab.
  3. Select the account that connects to the MailEnable server, and then click Properties.
  4. Select Servers.
  5. Select the 'My Server Requires Authentication' check box, and then select OK.


How to configure the mail client when accessing MailEnable via POP and SMTP: Article ME020198

Diagnosing POP and SMTP Authentication Problems: Article ME020335

Troubleshooting mail client connectivity to MailEnable: Article ME020075

Product:MailEnable (All Versions)
Keywords:POP SMTP outlook 2003 authentication configure configuration pop pop3 smtp
Class:HOWTO: Product Instructions
Revised:Wednesday, May 4, 2016