Max Bulk Mailer - Alternate Port - Setup Guide

Important Points

  • First you need to make sure the email address(es) you will be sending from have been authorised for your account in our Control Panel .
  • Take a note of any settings you change.
  • Only change the items specified.
  • We have instructions for both default SMTP port and alternate SMTP port configurations -alternate port is generally used if your ISP blocks the normal port 25 SMTP access (as many do these days!).

Step One

  • Load Max Bulk Mailer by clicking on the desktop icon
Max Bulk Mailer 6.8 - Step 1 - Open program by clicking on icon

Step Two

  • Select the 'Settings' tab
  • Change the 'SMTP Host' server to the one in the email sent to you when your account was setup, append ':2525' or whichever port you wish to use to the end of the outgoing mail server
  • Change the 'Connections' option to '3'
  • Changed 'Authentication' to 'ESMTP'
  • In the second drop-down menu next to 'Authentication' to 'MD5 Challenge-Response'
  • Enter your AuthSMTP username in the 'Account ID' field and then your password
  • Tick 'Delivery' so that messages are sent 'Singly'
  • In the drop-down for 'Group mails' select 'All at once'

Max Bulk Mailer 6.8 - Step 2 - Enter authenticated SMTP settings

Step Three

  • To save the settings click the 'Save' button at the top of the tab
  • Enter a name for the service, we recommend 'AuthSMTP'
  • Click 'Create'
Max Bulk Mailer 6.8 - Step 3 - Save changes to SMTP settings as AuthSMTP

Step Four

  • You should now see that it has saved all of your settings as an SMTP profile
Max Bulk Mailer 6.8 - Step 4 - Setup saved and complete
  • All done!