Configuring Outlook Express

Before attempting to setup Outlook Express to retrieve messages from a POP3 email box on Alentus servers, please ensure that you have created the account on our servers. You create POP3 accounts using the Alentus Email Admin Console .

When you open Outlook Express you may be presented with a new account creation wizard. If so, you may skip to step 4. Otherwise, you may follow the steps from the beginning.

Step 1. Click the Tools menu at the top of the window.

Step 2. Click Accounts under the Tools menu.

Step 3. Click the add button and then click Mail... from the menu that appears.

Step 4. Enter the name you want to appear in the From field of messages you send with this account and click Next.

Step 5. Enter your full email address and click Next.

Step 6. In the "My incoming mail server is a" pull down menu leave POP3 selected. For your Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP, HTTP) server you need to enter So if your domain name was, you would enter into that field. If your domain name was then you would enter into that field. For your Outgoing mail (SMTP) server you should enter the name of your internet service provider's SMTP server as they provided it to you.

Step 7. Enter your Full email address as your account name. Also enter the password this account was created with. Do not check off "Log on using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)". Click next.

Step 8. You are done. You may click Finish.

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