SSL to set up e-mail

How do I use SSL to setup my email?
Set your mail server to the host name for SMTP/POP3/IMAP to instead of, where servername is the name of the server your account is on (you can find the server you are on via the Account Information Email). Note: LPCP accounts use a separate nameserver such as

Now make sure that your mail client is using the following ports for SSL:

SMTP - 465

POP3 - 995

IMAP - 993

As always you want to make sure that your account name is (or and that you are using authentication on your SMTP server.

It is possible that port 465 will not work for SMTP on the server. In this instance, try to change back to port 25 or 587, but use the following settings in your email client (example used is Outlook) to connect:

User Information

Your Name: First LastName

E-mail Address:

Logon Information

User Name:

Password: myemailuserpass

Server Information

Incoming mail server (POP3):

Outgoing mail server (SMTP):

( should be the name of your actual server such as or or whatever it might be, please review your Welcome email if you are not certain your server's name)

Click the "More Settings..." button, then the Outgoing Server tab, and checked "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication - Use same settings as my incoming mail server".

Click the Advanced tab, then choose SSL for the encryption connection for both incoming and outgoing. Upon running the test to check if it is working in Outlook, you should be given an SSL prompt to accept the self signed certificate, indicating it is working.