Configuring outgoing email settings in sharepoint server 2016


In this post I have explained how to configure outgoing email in sharepoint server 2016 using SMTP Services

 

Open server manager

 

Click manage -> Add roles and features

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Select “Role based or feature based installation”

Click Next

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Click Next to continue

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Click Next

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In the feature popup “Check SMTP Server” listed in the feature

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Click Next

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Now Proceed to install

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After successfull installtion “Restart the destination server if required”

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Click Close

Click Start -> Open IIS Manage for configure SMTP Virual Server

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Right on the SMTP Virtual Server -> Click Properties

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Click on authentication “Check anonymous”

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Click Ok

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Click on the connection ”Check All except the list below”

Do the same for relay

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Click on the Message tab set “Limited message size is 10240”

Click on the “Delivery” tab

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Open “Outbound security”

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Click Basic authentication

Provide the email and password from providers (Ex: Outlook,Gmail,Yahoo)

Open “Outbound connections”

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Provide the TCP Port 587

Note:- Port number will be different for different email providers

Click Ok

Click Advanced

Check FQDN is valid

Provide the smtp host of your email provider

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Click Ok

Open Service.msc

Restart the “Simple mail transfer protocol service”

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Now open sharepoint central administration

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Click on System settings-> Configure outgoing e-mail settings

Provide the Outbound SMTP Server

From address and reply-to-address

SMTP Port and TLS Encryption

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Click Ok

Now you create/Manage alerts in a list and libraries

 

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