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Port change on 9/10/2008 @ 1700 hours

Due to changes by several large ISPs, we need to update the way we handle and get mail.

We have been using port 25 for the last 10 years.  Due to the high volume of spam programs that target port 25, several large ISPs have decided to change ports rather then go after the spam programs.  It is not like the programs can not be changed to reflect the new standard port "587" - but that is what we are currently stuck with.

Below are directions on how to convert your email client .

Outlook Express

bulletOpen Outlook Express
bulletFrom the Outlook Express Tools menu, click Accounts
bulletClick the Mail tab
bulletSelect your email account
bulletIn the Properties dialog box, click the Servers tab
bulletClick the Advanced tab - under Server Port Numbers
bulletChange the Outgoing mail (SMTP) Port from 25 to 587
bulletClick Apply, OK then Close


Outlook 2000

bulletOpen Outlook 2000
bulletClick the Tools menu and then click Accounts
bulletSelect your email account
bulletClick Properties
bulletIn the Properties dialog box, click the Servers tab
bulletClick the Advanced tab
bulletChange the Outgoing mail (SMTP) Port from 25 to 587
bulletClick Apply, OK then Close


Outlook 2002/03

bulletOpen Outlook 2002/03
bulletOn the Tools menu, click E-mail Accounts
bulletClick View or change existing e-mail accounts
bulletSelect your email account
bulletClick Change
bulletClick More Settings - Outgoing Server tab
bulletClick the Advanced tab
bulletChange the Outgoing mail (SMTP) Port from 25 to 587
bulletClick OK, Next, Finish

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