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Configuring the SMTP Service

Note: This topic applies to the Inverness Release.

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) is a protocol used to send and receive email between mail servers.

Email relays are typically used by larger organizations to distribute a high volume of mail to a number of internal mail servers. You can use Anti-Spam’s SMTP relay for this purpose.

You configure separate SMTP relays for incoming and outgoing email.

Before you configure Anti-Spam’s SMTP relay, you must configure your Smoothwall to allow traffic through to the relay.