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Secure Email Hosting - Configuring Outlook 2000 IMAP SSL

Secure Domain Email Customers: If your secure email account with us uses a domain name other than 4securemail.com, simply use your domain instead of 4securemail.com wherever it appears in the instructions or the examples given. If you have purchased your own IP address & certificate, you may substitute any reference of mail.4securemail.com with your mail host name, e.g. mail.yourdomain.com.

  1. Step 1: Create your Account (Part 1)
  2. Step 2: Create your Account (Part 2)
  3. Step 3: Display Name
  4. Step 4: Server Names
  5. Step 5: User Credentials
  6. Step 6: Connection Type
  7. Step 7: Finish the Wizard
  8. Step 8: Configuring the Account Settings (Part 1)
  9. Step 9: Configuring the Account Settings (Part 2)
  10. Step 10: Servers Configuration
  11. Step 11: Outgoing Mail Configuration
  12. Step 12: Advanced Configuration
  13. Manufacturer Technical Support

This document will help you to configure your Outlook 2000 Email client to work with the mail.4securemail.com Secure Email Hosting System.

To use Outlook for accessing and using your 4SecureMail secure email account you should take the following steps:

  • Browse to http://officeupdate.microsoft.com
  • Click on "Check for updates" before you configure your client to make sure you have the latest updates for your version of Outlook.
    • Problems have been noted with some older releases of Outlook with SSL that have been corrected with the latest service pack downloads from Microsoft.

Step 1: Create your Secure Email Account (Part 1)

  • Open Outlook.
  • Select the "Tools" pulldown menu and select "Accounts."

Outlook 2000 IMAP mail screenshot

Step 2: Create your Account (Part 2)

  • Click the "Add" button.
  • Select "Mail."

Outlook 2000 IMAP mail screenshot

Step 3: Display Name

  • Enter your name as you want it to appear in your outgoing messages.
  • Click the "Next" button.

Outlook 2000 IMAP mail screenshot

Step 4: Server Names

  • Select "IMAP" for my incoming mail server field.
  • Type mail.4securemail.com in BOTH of the "Incoming mail (IMAP) server" and "Outgoing mail (SMTP) server" text fields.
  • Click "Next."

Outlook 2000 IMAP mail screenshot

Step 5: User Credentials

  • Enter your user name in the field "Account name" text field.
  • Enter your Email password (we recommend that you uncheck your "Remember my Password" checkbox to ensure added security to your account).
  • Click "Next."

Outlook 2000 IMAP mail screenshot

Step 6: Connection Type

  • Select the type of your connection.
  • Click "Next."

Outlook 2000 IMAP mail screenshot

Step 7: Finish the Wizard

  • Click the "Finish" button.

Outlook 2000 IMAP mail screenshot

Step 8: Configuring the Account Settings (Part 1)

  • You still need to configure your Email account to work with the mail.4securemail.com Email system.
  • Click the "Tools" pulldown menu and select "Accounts."

Outlook 2000 IMAP mail screenshot

Step 9: Configuring the Account Settings (Part 2)

  • Select the mail account that was just created from the list and then click the "Properties" button on the right.

Outlook 2000 IMAP mail screenshot

Step 10: Servers Configuration

  • Click on "Servers" tab
  • Check the boxes in front of "My server requires authentication"

Outlook 2000 IMAP mail screenshot

Step 11: Outgoing Mail Configuration

  • Click the "Settings" button.
  • Make sure "Use same settings as my incoming mail server" is selected.
  • Click "OK"

Outlook 2000 IMAP mail screenshot

Step 12: Advanced Secure Email IMAP Configuration

  • Select the "Advanced" tab.
  • Check the boxes in front of "This server requires a secure connection (SSL) for BOTH Outgoing and Incoming mail.
  • Make sure that you change the "Outgoing Mail (SMTP)" number to 465, as shown in the screenshot below.
  • Click "OK." You should now be able to send and receive mail.

Outlook 2000 IMAP mail screenshot

Manufacturer Technical Support

For technical support from Microsoft, please visit http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=sz;[ln];top.


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