How to Determine Your Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server
[SMTP Server Name in Netscape]
[SMTP Server Name in Internet Explorer]
Some of MFM's software products, like Pocket Full of Listings
and Fax Everywhere Fax Client use your outgoing SMTP mail server.
For example, if you want to use Fax Everywhere Fax Client
to send faxes via e-mail, you need to provide Fax Everywhere Fax Client
with the name of your SMTP mail server.
If you use Netscape or Microsoft Internet Explorer, you can use the instructions on this page
to help you find your SMTP mail server.
You can use the instructions below to find your SMTP mail server name in Netscape
Communicator 4.7x. If you are using a different version of Netscape, some of the
window and button names may be different.
- Select Edit | Preferences....
- On the Preferences window, in the
Category: list, click the [+]
symbol to the right of the Mail & Newsgroups
entry to expand the topics below it.
- Select the Mail Servers entry under
Mail & Newsgroups.
- On the right half of the window, look for the
Outgoing mail (SMTP) server: field. The value you see
in the field is what you need.
- Click the Cancel button to close the
Preferences window without changing your Netscape setup.
You can use the instructions below to help you find your SMTP mail server name
using Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0. If you are using a different version of Microsoft
Internet Explorer, some of the window and button names may be different.
If you cannot determine your outgoing SMTP mail server by checking the setup in
your e-mail program, you will have to contact your ISP and ask.
- Select Tools | Internet Options....
- On the Internet Options window, select the
- In the Internet programs group, the E-mail
field should list the name of the program you use to send e-mail.
- Refer to the printed manual or online help for your e-mail program to
see where it stores the name of your outgoing SMTP mail server. Look up the
name, and then exit your e-mail program's setup by clicking the
Cancel button so you do not change anything.
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