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How to send .Mac mail when SMTP is blocked
Authored by: Renegades on Dec 16, '10 07:08:12PM

Mac's Mail ... it sucks!

In every decent mail client you can configure POP port as well as SMTP port ... in Mac's MAIL - you can't!

We use our own mail-servers and use port 26 for SMTP. Working with MAIL on a MAC, it is impossible to use your own mail-servers, the routing will always stay problematic and hence no matter what you declare, ISPs will block you since you'll never be able to be identified as YOU !

When will MAC's Super Staff with 369 rewards and 792 diplomas realize their stuff-up with MAIL? Maybe they should go and get another few diplomas first



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How to send .Mac mail when SMTP is blocked
Authored by: dgerrity on Apr 17, '11 01:03:23PM
For SMTP:
  1. Mail | Preferences | Accounts
  2. Accounts Information tab
  3. Click on the account of interest
  4. Select "Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): and pull it down, select Edit SMTP Server List...
  5. Advanced tab
There you can pick any server, any port, choose ssl or not, and select from a list of authentication methods.

For POP, use the same process as above to setup the SMTP server. To alter POP inbound settings:

  1. Mail | Preferences | Accounts
  2. Click on the account of interest
  3. Advanced tab
There you can pick any port, choose ssl or not, and select from a list of authentication methods.

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