Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Outgoing Server
The Outgoing Server tab, shown in Figure 3.9, lets you specify authentication — that is, logon —
settings for your outgoing mail server. By default this option is turned off because most outgoing
mail servers do not require authentication. If yours does, put a check in the My Outgoing Server
(SMTP) Requires Authentication box and then select other options and enter information as follows:
n Use Same Settings as My Incoming Mail Server: Outlook will log on to your outgoing
mail server using the same username and password that you specified for your incoming
mail server. This is the most commonly used setting.
n Log On Using: Select this option if your outgoing server requires its own log on. Then
enter your username and password in the corresponding fields. The Remember Password
option and the Require Secure Password Authentication (SPA) option work the same as
was described for them in the previous section, “Manual Email Account Setup.”
n Log On to Incoming Mail Server before Sending Mail: Select this option only if your
incoming mail server is the same as your outgoing mail server. You will know this is the
case when you are given the same address for both servers and enter this address for both
during account setup.
FIGURE 3.9
The Outgoing Server tab in the Internet E-mail Settings dialog box.
Connection
The Connection tab, shown in Figure 3.10, lets you specify details of how Outlook connects to
your email server. To set these options, you need to know how your computer is connected to the
Internet. If you are at work, you almost surely connect via a local area network (LAN). If you are at
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