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 .
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.
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 mail.yourdomainname.com. So if your domain name was microsoft.com,
you would enter mail.microsoft.com into that field. If your domain name
was microsoft.co.uk then you would enter mail.microsoft.co.uk 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
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.