How to route outbound mail globally or per domain to a specific smart host/server

The following article describes how to route all outbound mail to a global smart-host or route outbound mail from a specific domain to a smart-host.

From the MDaemon console:

  1. Click Setup
  2. Select Server Settings 
  3. Expand Servers & Delivery
  4. Click Delivery
    server settings delivery smart host
  5. Select the option: Send all outbound email to each domain's smart host
  6. In the Default smart host field, enter the IP address or host name of the smart host. 
    • Note: The smart host is normally your ISP's SMTP server. (example: 192.0.2.124 or 'mail.example.com' )
    • If no domain specific smart host is configured then this one is used by default
  7. Click Ok 

If the smart host requires authentication before it will accept messages from your server:

  1. Select Use SMTP Authentication 
  2. Enter the user name/password that is used for authenticating to the smart host.
  3. Click Ok 

If the smart host requires a POP3 check before it will accept messages from your server:

  1. Select Perform a POP check
  2. Enter the host or IP address to which you wish to connect and the user name/password of the account.
  3. Click Ok

 

To define a smart host for your primary and/or extra domains:

  1. Click Setup
  2. Click Domain Manager
  3. Expand the domain in question
  4. Click Smart Host
    domain-manager-smarthost
  5. In the Smart host field, enter the IP address or the host name of the smart host.
    • Note: The smart host is normally your ISP's SMTP server. (example: 192.0.2.124 or 'mail.domain.com' )