Configure outgoing e-mail

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Configure default outgoing e-mail settings

Configure outgoing e-mail settings for a Web application

Configure default outgoing e-mail settings

Configuring the default outgoing e-mail settings configures the default outgoing e-mail settings for all Web applications.

  1. On the top navigation bar, click Operations.

  2. On the Operations page, click Outgoing e-mail settings in the Topology and Services section.

  3. On the Outgoing E-Mail Settings page, in the Mail Settings section, type the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) server name for outbound e-mail (for example, mail.example.com) in the Outbound SMTP server box.

  4. In the From address text box, type the from address as you want it to appear to e-mail recipients.

  5. In the Reply-to address box, type the e-mail address to which you want e-mail recipients to reply.

  6. In the Character set menu, select the character set appropriate for your language.

  7. Click OK.

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Configure outgoing e-mail settings for a Web application

You can override a Web application's default settings for outgoing e-mail.

  1. On the top navigation bar, click Application Management.

  2. On the Application Management page, click Web application outgoing e-mail settings in the SharePoint Web Application Management section.

  3. On the Web Application E-Mail Settings page, select a Web application by using the Web Application menu in the Web Application section.

  4. In the Mail Settings section, type the SMTP server name for outbound e-mail (for example, type mail.fabrikam.com) in the Outbound SMTP server box.

  5. In the From address box, type the e-mail address as you want it to appear to e-mail recipients.

  6. In the Reply-to address box, type the e-mail address to which you want e-mail recipients to reply.

  7. On the Character set menu, click the character set that's appropriate for your language.

  8. Click OK.

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