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Administration Guide

Sending email from an email client (gateway and transparent mode)

To enable email users to send email through the FortiMail unit using an email client, the administrator must:

The email user must configure their email client with:

  • outgoing SMTP email server that is either the FortiMail unit (gateway mode) or the protected SMTP server (transparent mode)
  • enabled SMTP authentication
  • user name and password (provided by the administrator; these credentials must mast the ones retrieved by the authentication profile)
  • authentication that includes the domain name, such as user1@example.com instead of user1

Sending email from an email client (gateway and transparent mode)

To enable email users to send email through the FortiMail unit using an email client, the administrator must:

The email user must configure their email client with:

  • outgoing SMTP email server that is either the FortiMail unit (gateway mode) or the protected SMTP server (transparent mode)
  • enabled SMTP authentication
  • user name and password (provided by the administrator; these credentials must mast the ones retrieved by the authentication profile)
  • authentication that includes the domain name, such as user1@example.com instead of user1