How do I set up outbound SMTP on hMailServer?
How do I configure hMailServer to use an alternative SMTP Server Relayer?


The guide below details how to configure hMailServer to send emails using MX Outbound by changing the SMTP Relayer settings.

Launch the hMailServer Administrator utility.

From the lefthand menu expland the "Settings" option and go to "Settings -> Protocols -> SMTP -> Routes"

Select the "Delivery of e-mail" TAB

hmailserver smtp relayer settings

Set the "Remote host name" to the server that you have been assigned to in your welcome email.

Set the "Remote TCP/IP" to port 25 or one of the alternative SMTP ports provided by MX Tools

Enable the check box for "Server requires authentication"

Enter the username and password you were provided.

Click Save and then Exit.

Summary of server details

Outgoing server

As provided.
Please see your sign up email

Outgoing server protocol


Outgoing server port

25, 465, 587, 2525, 8025 or 10025

Authentication Type

Basic Authentication


As provided


As provided