Instructions for Setting up SMTP Authentication
Texas Tech now requires SMTP authentication before allowing e-mail to be sent through SMTP servers.
This will improve the quality of server maintenance and will improve our
experiences with e-mail. The configuration changes required in e-mail
clients are very easy to perform. In some cases, SMTP
authentication is enabled by default.
This document will discuss how to enable SMTP authentication for the following clients.
Please note that these guides only apply to those using POP/IMAP and SMTP mail services. Exchange accounts are not affected by this change, so if you have an Exchange account, this will not apply to you.
Microsoft Windows Email Programs
- Microsoft Outlook 2010 - POP
- Microsoft Outlook 2010 - IMAP
- Microsoft Outlook 2007
- Microsoft Outlook 2003
- Microsoft Outlook Express 6
Macintosh Email Programs
Use Different POP and SMTP Accounts with Eudora
Unlike most e-mail programs, Eudora does not support SMTP login information that is different from POP login information in a single personality. However, there is a workaround that allows Eudora to support SMTP login information different from the POP login information. This workaround requires the use of two personalities and combines them in such a way that one personality retrieves mail and the other sends mail. This workaround is described for the following Eudora versions