SMTP Status Codes and Meanings

Posted at April 16, 2017 at 9:46 pm by Jithin

There are many SMTP Status Codes for SMTP messages. These codes are very helpful in understanding the overall traffic of your message.   What is SMTP Status Code There can be occasions that your emails bounce back. When the email fails to deliver permanently, it will be sent back to the sender indicating it could not be delivered to the intended recipient. Usually, the reason why it was not sent will be included in the bounce back message. There will be also a SMTP Status Code. This st   [...]

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How to Enable SMTP Restrictions

Posted at March 30, 2017 at 10:43 pm by Jithin

SMTP restrictions prevent users from bypassing the mail server to send mail. This feature allows you to configure your server so that the mail transport agent (MTA), Mailman mailing list software, and root user are the only accounts able to connect to remote SMTP servers. In this tutorial, we can discuss how to enable SMTP restrictions via WHM.   To enable SMTP restrictions from WHM, follow the below steps. 1) Login to WHM. 2) Click on the icon ‘Security Center’. &nbs   [...]

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What is Sendmail? Sendmail Configuration and Details

Posted at January 28, 2017 at 11:34 am by Jithin

Have you ever heard about Sendmail? If you are running a cPanel website, you should be familiar with the Exim and you may know how Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) works. As cPanel has become the most popular control panel,  Exim has become the popular MTA. cPanel has Exim as the default MTA. Even for those who don't use a control panel will compile Exim as their mail server. There exist other Mail Transfer Agents in the web hosting industry. Sendmail is an MTA just like Exim, and is the most popular    [...]

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How to Enable and Configure SMTP in phpBB

Posted at December 23, 2016 at 12:22 pm by Jithin

In this documentation, we can check how to enable and configure SMTP in phpBB.   1) Login to phpBB admin panel. 2) Go to the section ‘Client Communication’.   3) Click on the section ‘Email Settings’.   4) Here you can see two sections: General Settings and SMTP settings.   5) Enter the details in the section ‘SMTP Settings’.   6) Click the button ‘Submit’.   That is how we can enable and con   [...]

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What is MIME ( Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extensions )

Posted at September 22, 2016 at 5:15 pm by Jithin

What is MIME? The MIME stands for Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extensions. As the name indicates, it is an extension to the Internet email protocol that allows it's users to exchange different kinds of data files over the Internet such as images, audio, and video. The MIME is required if text in character sets other than ASCII. Virtually all human-written Internet email and a fairly large proportion of automated email is transmitted via SMTP in MIME format. Actually, MIME was designed mainly f   [...]

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What is a Proper Email Structure?

Posted at August 22, 2016 at 11:07 am by Jithin

Every computer user is familiar with email. It is one of the modern communication mediums that has influenced society. Knowledge pertaining to the structure of the email will help us to use it effectively. We are going to discuss what email is and how it is structured.   What is Email? “Email” stands for electronic mail. It is the message distributed by electronic means among computer users in a network. An email will be sent from one user and can be distributed to many. The email    [...]

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Exactly How Emails Works – Steps and Explanation

Posted at August 22, 2016 at 10:49 am by Jithin

We all use emails because it is fast and makes our lives easier.  In the conventional mailing system, the processing time was indefinite. When comparing both systems, there is a drastic difference. However, in some unusual situations, the emails could be delayed unpredictably. Knowing how the email system works is important to all the email users. However, most of us are unaware of what goes on behind the scenes. Learning this will help to figure out the status of your emails sent that ended   [...]

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Common Network Protocols and Their Ports

Posted at August 4, 2016 at 5:00 pm by Jithin

There are many protocols while establishing a connection in the internet. According to the type of connection need to be established, the protocols used varies. The protocols define the characteristics of the connection. Let’s see what a protocol is.   Network Protocol Simply, a protocol is a set of rules. A network protocol is a set of rules followed by the network. Network protocols are formal standards and policies made up of rules, procedures and formats that defines communicatio   [...]

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Setup Email Account in Microsoft Outlook

Posted at August 4, 2016 at 4:25 pm by Jithin

In this documentation, we can learn how to set up an email account in Microsoft Outlook.   1) Launch your Microsoft Outlook. 2) From Top left menu, click ‘File’. 3) From Account Information, click ‘Add Account’. 4)  Check the radio button ‘Manual setup or additional server types’ and click the button ‘Next’.     5) Check the POP or IMAP.     6) Enter your name and full email address on User's Information section. 7   [...]

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Configure SMTP Settings in AbanteCart

Posted at July 21, 2016 at 11:54 am by Jithin

In this documentation, we can learn how to configure SMTP settings in AbanteCart.   1) Login to AbanteCart admin panel. 2) Click on the option ‘System’.   3) Click the option ‘Settings’.   4) Go to the tab ‘Mail’.   5) Enter the SMTP details.   6) Click the button ‘Save’.   That is how we can configure SMTP settings in AbanteCart.   If you need any further assistance please reach o   [...]

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