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MDaemon 13.x : Routing Outgoing Messages To a Smart Host

This article explains how to set up MDaemon to route outgoing messages to a specific smart host for relaying to a recipient's mail server.

From the MDaemon server interface, follow these instructions:

  1. Click Setup
  2. Select Default Domain/Servers...
  3. Click Delivery


  4. Select the option: Send all outbound email to the 'Server' specified below


  5. In the Server field, enter the IP address or host name of the smart host.
    Note: The smart host is normally your ISP's SMTP server. (example: 192.0.2.124 or 'example.com' )


If the smart host requires authentication before it will accept messages from your server:

  1. Under Access to the above mail server:
    1. Enable the option: ...requires authentication
    2. Enter the user name/password that is used for authenticating to the smart host.



If the smart host requires a POP3 check before it will accept messages from your server:

  1. Under Access to the above mail server:
    1. Enable the option: ...requires a POP3 check
    2. Enter the host or IP address to which you wish to connect and the user name/password of the account.



  2. Click Ok