IntroductionThis guide assumes that you already have an email account configured in mail.app. In this guide we will show you how to modify an account to send messages with mkryptor cloud.
There are 3 steps in this guide:
- Find existing SMTP settings
- Add new SMTP Server settings
- [Optional] Add outbound settings to mkryptor cloud service
- Start by opening Mail
- From the menu at the top of the screen, go to Mail->Preferences (or press Command+,)
- The Accounts windw should open
- Pick the account that you want to edit from the list of accounts on the left
- Click the dropdown list for Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)
- From the list, choose Edit SMTP Server List...
- Take a note of the Server Name, you may need this later for the mkryptor cloud settings page (outbound settings)
- Click the Advanced tab
- Take a note of the User Name and Authentication type, you may need this later for the mkryptor cloud settings page (outbound settings)
- Click the + button below the list of SMTP servers. This will add a new SMTP server
- In the Description box type: mkryptor
- In the Server Name box type: cloud.mkryptor.com
- Note: If you are not using mkryptor cloud, type the address of your private mkryptor server instead
- Now click the advanced tab
- Click the drop-down box next to Authentication and select Password
- Enter your fresh skies username and password in the Username and Password boxes
- Note: If you are not using mkryptor cloud, then enter the username and password given to you by your administrator for your private mkryptor service
- Click OK to save the new SMTP server and return to the Accounts window
- Click the drop-down next to Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP) and choose "mkryptor" from the list
- Check the Use only this server checkbox
- Click the close button in the top-left to close the Accounts window
- You'll be prompted to save changes to the account
- Click Save
That's it. Any messages that you send from now on should go through mkryptor.
To add your outbound settings to mkryptor cloud, see this article.
Note: If mkryptor cloud does not manage to find your settings automatically then use the settings that you noted in Step 1