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Acronis 2014 – How to setup email notifications

To configure the email notifications in Acronis:

1. Select the Send e-mail notifications about the operation state check box.
2. Configure email settings:

  • Enter the email address in the To field. You can enter several email addresses in a semicolon-delimited format.
  • Enter the outgoing mail server (SMTP) in the Outgoing mail server (SMTP) field.
  • Set the port of the outgoing mail server. By default the port is set to 25.
  • If required, select the SMTP authentication check box, and then enter the user name and password in the corresponding fields.

3. To check whether your settings are correct, click the Send test message button.
If the test message sending fails, then perform the following:
1. Click Show extended settings.
2. Configure additional email settings:
Enter the e-mail sender address in the From field. If you are not sure what address to specify, then type any address you like in a standard format, for example aaa@bbb.com.
Change the message subject in the Subject field, if necessary.
Select the Log on to incoming mail server check box.
Enter the incoming mail server (POP3) in the POP3 server field.
Set the port of the incoming mail server. By default the port is set to 110.
3. Click the Send test message button again.
Additional notification settings:

  • To send a notification concerning process completion, select the Send notification upon operation’s successful completion check box.
  • To send a notification concerning process failure, select the Send notification upon operation failure check box.
  • To send a notification with operation messages, select the Send notification when user interaction is required check box.
  • To send a notification with full log of operations, select the Add full log to the notification check box.

Setup Gmail as your emails SMTP Server

Having problems sending mail when using a different internet connection then the email address you have? Perhaps you are running on a T-Stick or Vodem and not able to send mail, some ISPs offer this service for an additional charge (Telstra do for about $5.00 a month)one of the ways you can get around this is by using Gmail as an SMTP server.

 

First things first, you need a Gmail account so click on “here” to go to the Gmail webpage and create an account (Remember to jot down your Username & Password.

  1. Once your Gmail account is setup you will be greeted to the Inbox page on the right hand side you will see small little gear which you need to click then select Settings.
  2. This will open up Gmails setting page, click on Forwarding and POP/IMAP and click Enable Pop for mail that arrives from now on. Click Save Changes
  3. Now open up your mail client, assuming you are using Outlook Express click Tools
  4. Click Accounts
  5. Click the mail tab and select your email account and choose Properties.
  6. Change the Reply to address to your email provider (non gmail) email address.
  7. Click on the servers tab, keep the incoming mail settings the same, but change the Outgoing mail server to:  smtp.gmail.com (use authentication and SSL)
  8. Click Use Authentication and select Use the follow Username & Password
  9. Type in your Gmail Username (including full email address, example@gmail.com) and your password.
  10. Click Ok
  11. Click Advanced
  12. In the Outgoing mail field click on use SSL and make sure the port is: 465
  13. Click Apply
  14. Now you can send emails on any service providers network!

US Internet Service Providers Settings

Below are email settings for some US ISPs (Internet Service Provider)

AT&T Worldnet:

POP (incoming mail server): ipostoffice.worldnet.att.net
SMTP (outgoing mail server: imailhost.worldnet.att.net
Charter Communications

POP (incoming mail): pop.charter.net
SMTP (outgoing mail): smtp.charter.net

Comcast:

POP (incoming mail): mail.comcast.net
SMTP (outgoing mail): smtp.comcast.net
Earthlink:

POP (incoming mail): pop.earthlink.net
SMTP (outgoing mail): smtpauth.earthlink.net

Insight Broadband

POP3 (Incoming Mail) Server: mail.insightbb.com
SMTP (Outgoing Mail) Server: mail.insightbb.com

Qwest

Both the POP and SMTP servers vary based on your physical location.

POP (incoming mail): pop.broadband.rogers.com
SMTP (outgoing mail): smtp.broadband.rogers.com

Shaw:

POP: (incoming mail) shawmail (note: if you’re using a router or firewall, you may need to use the “fully qualified domain name” instead of just “shawmail”
SMTP: shawmail (note: if you’re using a router or firewall, you may need to use the “fully qualified domain name” instead of just “shawmail”

Time Warner/RoadRunner:

POP (incoming mail server)
SMTP (outgoing mail server)

Verizon:

Verizon DSL and/or FIOS:
POP (incoming mail server): incoming.verizon.net
SMTP (outgoing mail server): outgoing.verizon.net
Verizon/Yahoo!:
POP (incoming mail server): incoming.yahoo.verizon.net
SMTP (outgoing mail server): outgoing.yahoo.verizon.net