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tutorials:macosxsmtpauth [2011/04/30 14:48] (current)
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 +====== SMTP AUTH for Mac OS X Leopard (10.5) ======
  
 +Note: This is still a work in progress.
 +
 +
 +===== Contents =====
 +
 +  * [[#​intro|Introduction]]
 +  * [[#​setup|Setup Mail.app]]
 +  * [[#​bugs|Bugs,​ Comments, Etc.]]
 +
 +===== Introduction =====
 +
 +MacOS X 10.5 (Leopard) apparently changed the way Mail.app uses SMTP auth. Personally I don't use Mail.app for various reasons, but I thought I'd help those who do by writing this quick guide to help you set up SMTP AUTH in Mail.app.
 +
 +===== Setup Mail.app =====
 +
 +To properly set up SMTP AUTH for use with SDF, perform the following:
 +
 +  * Open Mail.app
 +  * In the Mail menu, select Preferences
 +  * Click the Accounts tab
 +  * Select the account on the left you wish to edit
 +  * On the Account Information tab, find "​Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP):"​
 +  * Click the arrows for the dropdown menu, and select Edit Server List...
 +  * Make sure the server you wish to use is selected in the list, and click on the Advanced tab
 +  * In the Authentication dropdown, select "MD5 Challenge-Response"​
 +  * Type in your SDF username in User Name field
 +  * Type in your password in Password field
 +  * Click ok, and close the Preferences window.
 +
 +You should now be set up to use SDF's SMTP server. Enjoy!
 +
 +===== Bugs, Comments, Etc. =====
 +
 +Bugs in this document, comments, questions, concerns, etc (but regarding this document only please) should be directed to ajgraves at this domain. Alternatively,​ if you are a MetaARPA member, you can change the tutorial yourself :)