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Use this form to modify email presentation and protocols. You do not need to modify these settings unless you have an unusual Internet setup.


Text Style tab
Use this tab to specify how incoming messages from the Internet are to be displayed.


Message text
The font, size, style, and color in which to display message text. For "Font", you can either choose a font or type a valid font name. Default: Geneva/Arial, 9, Plain, Black
Quoted text
The font, size, style, and color in which to display quoted text. For "Font", you can either choose a font or type a valid font name. Default: Geneva/Arial, 9, FirstClass Quote, Black
Inbound HTML
How HTML messages are delivered and displayed in FirstClass
Decode and Add as Attachment
Decode HTML message into the body of a FirstClass message and attach the original HTML message
Decode into Message Body
Decode HTML message into the body of a FirstClass message only. Default
Add as Attachment
Attach the HTML document only
Character set
The character set to use when the message body is US-ASCII or unspecified. Default: US-ASCll




Outbound tab
Use this tab to specify options for messages going out to the Internet.


Enable MIME
Turns on MIME encoding for outgoing file attachments and message bodies. If you select this option, fill in the "If MIME enabled" section. Default: On

If MIME enabled


Attachment format
How to encode attachments. Default: Base64 (Recommended)
Base64
UUEncode
Mac attachment format
How to encode an attachment that contains a resource fork. Default: MacMIME (Recommended)
MacMIME
BinHex
Message body
The level of formatting in the message body.
Plain Text
Text that includes a text/plain version of the message body.
HTML Text
Text that includes a text/HTML version of the message body.
Plain and HTML Text
Text that includes both a text/plain and a text/HTML version of the message body. Default

Plain text


If you did not enable MIME, or enabled MIME but chose Plain Text at "Message body", set the following options:
Line length
The maximum length before message text will wrap. Default: 75
Quote prefix
The character that will precede quoted text in messages. Default: >




SMTP tab
Use this tab to configure the SMTP protocol.


SMTP port
The TCP port from which the SMTP module will receive its mail. Do not change the port number unless advised to do so by your SMTP administrator. Default: 25
TLS (SSL)
The settings for SSL connections on your site for the SMTP protocol. For more information, see Adding SSL certificates to your site
Disabled
The default setting, TLS is disabled
Required
Allows only secure logins
Enabled
Allows both secure and nonsecure logins
Certificate name
The SSL certificate name in the Certificates folder
Treat as bulk over
The minimum size of mail messages to be treated as bulk mail. If set to a non-zero value, non-urgent messages greater than this size will be placed in the bulk mail delivery queue. This queue is emptied after the urgent and normal queues. Decreasing this number means messages assigned Bulk priority are more likely to wait until off-peak hours before being sent, and other messages will be sent more regularly. Default: Unlimited

Delivery attempts


Delivery retry time
The time to wait between retries of failed transmissions. Default: 60 minutes
Max delivery retries
The maximum number of times to retry failed transmissions. Default: 2
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Some large sites (for example, aol.com) may require more retries during peak periods.

Timeouts


SMTP general timeout
The time to wait for a command or a response to a command from an SMTP server before disconnecting. Default: 3 minutes
SMTP greeting timeout
The time to wait for an initial response after attempting a connection to an SMTP server before disconnecting. Default: 10 minutes
SMTP data timeout
The time to wait for message confirmations or for data during message reception before disconnecting. Default: 5 minutes




POP3 tab
Use this tab to configure the POP3 protocol for mail.


POP3 port
The port to which POP3 clients will connect to retrieve mail. Do not change the port number unless advised to do so by your POP3 administrator. Default: 110

SSL


Status
The settings for SSL connections on your site for the POP3 protocol. For more information, see Adding SSL certificates to your site
Disabled
The default setting, SSL for POP3 is disabled
Required
Allows only secure logins
Enabled
Allows both secure and nonsecure logins
Certificate name
The name of the SSL certificate in the Certificates folder
Port
The SSL port number. Default: 995.

Timeouts


POP3 general timeout
The time to wait between commands from a POP3 client. Default: 10 minutes
POP3 authorization timeout
The time to wait for an authorization request after the client connects. Default: 3 minutes




IMAP4 tab
Use this tab to configure the IMAP protocol for mail.


IMAP4 port
The port to which IMAP4 clients connect to retrieve mail. Do not change the port number unless advised to by your IMAP4 administrator. Default: 143
IMAP4 timeout
The time to wait between commands from an IMAP4 client after the user logs in. Default: 1 minute

SSL


Status
The settings for SSL connections on your site for the IMAP4 protocol. For more information, see Adding SSL certificates to your site
Disabled
The default setting, SSL for IMAP4 is disabled
Required
Allows only secure logins
Enabled
Allows both secure and nonsecure logins
Certificate name
The name of the SSL certificate in the Certificates folder
Port
The SSL port number. Default: 993.




Routing tab
Use this tab to specify how outgoing mail will be routed (sent to the addressed site).


Route through one SMTP server
Routes all outgoing mail to the server specified at "IP address". Any further routing must be performed on this server.
Select this option if you are running an SMTP virus scan server. You do not need to select this if Internet Services delivers mail directly, only if mail is routed to another server before being sent to the Internet. Default: Off
IP address
The IP address of the server you want all mail routed to. This is only applicable if you selected "Route through one server".
User ID
The user ID provided by the service through which you route your mail.
Password
The password provided by the service through which you route your mail.
Use TLS if available
If the receiving SMTP server offers STARTTLS, selecting this box allows IS to use it. This setting can be overridden for individual SMTP servers in the Filters folder.




Limits tab
Use this tab to specify the number of sessions used for mail.


Max inbound sessions
Limits the number of sessions that can be used to transfer inbound mail. Default: Unlimited
Max bulk sessions
Limits the number of sessions that can be used to transfer bulk mail. Default: 3
Max import sessions
Limits the number of sessions that can be used to import mail from other mail servers. Default: Unlimited




Antivirus tab
Use this tab to configure Symantec AntiVirus protection for your system.

Symantec AntiVirus Scan Engine


Enables scanning of inbound and outbound attachments.
Scan inbound email attachments
Default: Off
Scan outbound email attachments
Default: Off
Scan Engine IP list
The IP addresses of the machines containing the Symantec AntiVirus software. Use a comma (,) for more than one IP address.
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Symantec AntiVirus software can only be installed on Linux and Windows® 2000 or later operating systems.

Warning text when a virus is detected in inbound messages (optional)
The default messages users receive when the Scan Engine detects a virus in an attachment. You can change these messages to suit your needs.
The string "^2" is the name of the virus detected and the string "^1" is the attachment name containing the virus. These strings are automatically replaced by the AntiVirus Scan Engine.
NDN text when a virus is detected in outbound messages (optional)



Submission tab
Use this tab to configure the SMTP submission protocol.


Enable SMTP submission
Routes personal user (submission) messages through a different port than server to server messages. Requires users to authenticate to send messages through the submission port. Default: Off
Submission port
The port from which the SMTP module will receive user mail. Default: 587
TLS (SSL)
The settings for SSL connections. For more information, see Adding SSL certificates to your site
Disabled
The default setting, TLS is disabled
Required
Allows only secure logins
Enabled
Allows both secure and nonsecure logins
Certificate name
The name of the SSL certificate in the Certificates folder




SMTP Log tab
Use this tab to configure SMTP transaction logging.


Start new log file
How often Internet Services starts a new log file. To activate logging, select something other than the default Never.
Log file location
The location log files are kept. If an IP address is specified, records are sent via syslog. Default: local
Active log file name
The name of the current log file. Default: smtp.log
Archive log file name
The name the previously active log file is changed to when it becomes archived and a new log file is started. The name may include special characters as per the strttime function. A previously archived log file is deleted when a newer one is saved with the same name. Default: smtp-%Y%m%d.log

For more information, see SMTP transaction logging