Guide updated on 29th of February 2016

Outlook 2007 as mail client


So now you've got a fully functioning mail server. Well, now it's time to make use of that mail server and configure a remote mail client to retrieve mail from the server and send mail through the server.

For my example, I've chosen Microsoft's Outlook 2007. Other Microsoft products like Outlook 2003, Outlook 2010, Outlook Express and Windows Live Mail 2011 slightly varies, but you should be able to get here the general idea.

Likewise, if you using some non-Microsoft other mail client you should be able to get the idea. Please do not e-mail me asking for instructions on another mail client. This is the only one I'm going to provide for now.

It supposes that

We'll now configure Outlook 2007 to send and receives e-mails through our new server

1 Open Outlook and choose "Tools" and then "Account settings"

2 Choose "Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP or HTTP"

Outlook client configuration for qmailrocks - screenshot 1

3 Choose "Manually configure server settings or additionnal server types"

Outlook client configuration for qmailrocks - screenshot 2

4 Then "Internet E-mail"

Outlook client configuration for qmailrocks - screenshot 3

Several configuration are possible to retrieves e-mails from server:

Getting e-mails through POP3 protocol
Getting e-mails through POP3-SSL protocol
Getting e-mails through IMAP protocol
Getting e-mails through IMAPS protocol

You also have several possibilities to send your e-mails:

Send e-mails through your regular ISP
Send e-mails through your server without authentification
Send e-mails through an authentificate connection on your server with SMTP TLS
Send e-mails through an authentificate connection on your server with SMTP-SSL

You can now proceed with optional tasks


Users comments
Jimmy - 27/10/2015 12:58

Send test e-mail message: Cannot send the message. Verify the e-mail address in your account properties.  The server responded: 553 sorry, your envelope sender domain must exist (#5.7.1)

 

how to fix this error. thank you

Ajai - 09/10/2015 11:31

Is there any tool for updating and sharing outlook calendar between qmail users?

Thank you for great support.


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