Quick Answer: How Do I Authenticate SMTP?

To turn this setting on:

  • From the Tools menu, choose “Accounts.”
  • Select click the Network Solutions’ Mail account (e.g. mail.example.com) and click “Properties.”
  • Select the “Servers” tab.
  • Check the box next to “My Server Requires Authentication.”
  • Click “OK.”

How do I authenticate my SMTP server?

Windows® Mail (PC)

  1. From the Tools menu, select “Accounts”
  2. Under Mail highlight your Network Solutions E-mail account and click “Properties”.
  3. Click the Servers tab and make sure that “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication” is checked.
  4. Click the “Advanced” tab, change the outgoing server port to 587.

What is authenticated SMTP access?

SMTP Authentication is the mechanism by which the clients of an ISP identify themselves to the mail server through which they intend to send email. It is not possible for any person to send email via any mail server they choose; mail servers will only allow the sending of email by legitimate users.

Does SMTP use authentication?

SMTP Authentication. SMTP Authentication, often abbreviated SMTP AUTH, is an extension of the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) whereby a client may log in using any authentication mechanism supported by the server. It is mainly used by submission servers, where authentication is mandatory.

How do I disable SMTP authentication?

Disabling Your SMTP Authentication

Under “Account Settings,” highlight the email account you are using and click on “Change.” Once on “More Settings” screen, go to the “Outgoing Server” tab. Uncheck the box that says “My Outgoing server SMTP.” This requires authentication, so click “OK.”