Manual Network Setting In Mac

If you’ve enabled your Mac OS X firewall and you use FTP to transfer files, enable the Passive FTP Mode check box on the Proxies pane. I recommend that you enable this setting to allow downloading from some Web pages as well. Hardware: From this pane, you can configure the settings for your Ethernet network interface card. Leave the Configure.

Mail User Guide

Setting

Use Server Settings preferences in Mail to change options for an account’s incoming and outgoing (SMTP) mail servers.

To change these preferences in the Mail app on your Mac, choose Mail > Preferences, click Accounts, then click Server Settings.

Note: The settings you see vary depending on your account type.

Manual Network Setting In Mac

Incoming mail server settings

Option

Description

User Name

Your user name on the mail server.

Password

Your password on the mail server.

Host Name

The name of the mail server.

Automatically manage connection settings

Mail automatically manages settings for your email account in Mail, such as port numbers and authentication methods.

If you deselect this option, you can specify the following, as directed by your email account provider:

  • Port (or Internal Port and External Port), Use TLS/SSL: The port numbers for receiving messages, and whether to use TLS/SSL.

  • Authentication: The authentication method. This option is available only for POP and IMAP accounts.

Advanced IMAP or Exchange Settings

Enter or change these settings as directed by your email account provider:

  • IMAP Path Prefix: The location of your mailboxes on an IMAP server.

  • TLS Certificate: Some mail servers require computers that connect to them to provide a certificate proving their identity.

  • Allow insecure authentication: For email accounts that don’t support secure authentication, let Mail use a non-encrypted version of your user name and password to connect to the mail server.

Outgoing mail server (SMTP) settings

Option

Description

Account

The account of the mail server.

To change outgoing server settings, as directed by your email account provider, click the Account pop-up menu, then choose Edit SMTP Server List.

User Name

Your user name on the mail server.

Password

Your password on the mail server.

Host Name

The name of the mail server.

Automatically manage connection settings

Mail automatically manages settings for your email account in Mail, such as port numbers and authentication methods.

If you deselect this option, you can specify the following, as directed by your email account provider:

  • Port (or Internal Port and External Port), Use TLS/SSL: The port numbers for sending messages, and whether to use TLS/SSL.

  • Authentication: The authentication method. This option is available only for POP and IMAP accounts.

If you change settings, click Save to save your changes.

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