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christopher_c 10-10-2007 01:02 PM

Accessing EMail from desktop client(outlook/thunderbird)
 
Hey everyone

I set up and email server using dovecot and sendmail and am currently accessing all email from SquirrelMail web based client.

I am looking to move from using SM to a desktop based client, specifically Thunderbird or Outlook.

Where abouts would I find all the settings needed to transfer over? It usually asks the name of the pop3/imap server such as pop3.site.com or imap.site.com. Is it standard to be just pop3.site.com? Would i just type that in?

Also, what about the SMTP out server? Is this located in a config file somewhere?

Not so bright when it comes to this :cry:

farslayer 10-10-2007 09:32 PM

pop and smtp server names would be the DNS name of your mail server..
you could also use the IP address of your mail server for those entries...


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