Knowledgebase: outmail
How do I set up outmail (outbound SMTP) on Joomla! CMS?

Problem:

How do I set up outbound SMTP on Joomla! CMS?
How do I set up outMail on Joomla! CMS?

Solution:

Follow the guide below to configure Joomla! CMS (Content Management System) to send emails using the outMail service.

Log into the back-end of your Joomla! site and select the "Global Configuration" option from the "Site" Menu.

Inside the Global Configuration select the "Server" settings.

From there you will see the "Mail Settings" area.

Joomla SMTP Server Settings

Select the option "SMTP Authentication" as yes

Set the "SMTP Security" as None

Set the "SMTP Port" as per the table below

Enter the "SMTP Username" you were provided for outMail.

Enter the "SMTP Password" you were provided for outMail.

Enter the "SMTP Host" you were provided for outMail.

Click Save to save the settings.

Summary of server details

Outgoing server

mxXXXXXX.smtp-engine.com

As provided in your signup email.

Outgoing server protocol

SMTP

Outgoing server port

25, 587, 2525 or 8025

Authentication Type

Basic Authentication

Username

As provided

Password

As provided

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