ME020577 - HOWTO: How to smarthost messages through an external IP that are destined for specific domains.


Some ISP's may block IP ranges for specific domains and therefore can prevent MailEnable from being able to send outbound messages destined to recipients that reside within the blocked domains. A workaround is to create the domains locally within MailEnable and configure the smarthost option to smarthost messages destined to the blocked domains through an alternative IP address (mail server). This article explains the steps involved and is using as example domain.


  1. Create a postoffice named: Information how to create a postoffice can be found here:
  2. Specify a domain for the postoffice named: Information how to create a domain can be found here:
  3. Once the domain has been created right click on the domain and select "properties" in the menu.
  4. Select the option "Act as Smart Host".
  5. Select the option "Only relay email email from authenticated users".
  6. Click the "Add..." button and specify the IP address of the remote mail server.
  7. Click "Apply" and then "OK".


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Product:MailEnable (ME-Any Pro-Any Ent-Any)
Keywords:smarthost ISP redirect outbound
Class:HOWTO: Product Instructions
Revised:Wednesday, May 4, 2016