Smarter Mail Accounts
NOTE: If you Access your Email Control Panel as: http://Mail.YourDomain.com OR If you have an email address @trof.net Then these are the correct Instructions. If you are Unsure you can test this by going to http://mail.YourDomain.com (Where YourDomain.com is your actual Domain) If you get a “Smarter Mail” Login Page then your email is using the Smarter Mail server and these are the correct Instructions.
These instructions assume you have already setup your user/email account in the server control panel.
This tutorial will help you set up the Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail client to work with your e-mail account. NOTE: The Instructions here are Based on using Thunderbird 2.0 While setting up other versions may not match these instructions the Required Settings will be the same (Eg; username, password, incoming mail server, outgoing mail server, Authentification, etc will be the same).
#1. In Mozilla Thunderbird, from the Tools menu select Account Settings.
#2. Select Email account, and then Click Next.
#3. Enter your name and e-mail address.
#4. Select POP as the type of incoming server you are using. Your incoming server is “mail.yourdomain.com.” Example: If your domain were domain.com then put mail.domain.com Click Next.
#5. Enter Username for the Incoming User Name, and Outgoing User Name Example: If you are setting up an email account for email@example.com then the Username = firstname.lastname@example.org Click Next.
#6. Enter a name for your email account and Click Next.
#7. Verify your account information and Click Finish.
#8. In the Account Settings window, select Outgoing Server listed below your new account.
#9. Type “mail.yourdomain.com.” Example: If your domain were domain.com then put mail.domain.com for the Server Name and change the Port setting to 21.
#10. Select Use name and password and enter your Username. Example: If you are setting up an email account for email@example.com then the Username = firstname.lastname@example.org Thunderbird will ask you for your password the first time you try to send mail. Click OK.