What exactly is SMTP?

SMTP is an abbreviation for “Simple Mail Transfer Protocol”. SMTP is a type of accepted protocol which allows different computers to exchange information in a previously agreed upon and understandable way. Through the process of standardization over time we all hope to increase efficiency overall. This protocol improves our lives everyday but you may not have noticed until now. Continue reading “What exactly is SMTP?” »

What are the email service settings required for my email client?

The following mail server settings apply to our shared Windows hosting and our VPS services. These settings will be required for remote 3rd party email clients such as; Microsoft Outlook, Mozilla ThunderBird, Apple Mail, Eudora etc..

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How do I send mail from my website on Windows shared services?

Sending mail from your website(s) is very easy with us! Simply set your sites SMTP server to one of the below SMTP servers and that is all! We’ve disabled our primary mail server systems from accepting mail from our web servers, these mail servers are dedicated for website email and allow us to better control website email.

The following server hosts are available to send mail for our web servers and other ASPnix-hosted systems

  • mailer.anaxanet.com (no authentication required)

The following ports are available for SMTP connections

  • 25
  • 465 (SSL)
  • 587 (TLS)

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