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KB15021801 Configuring TLS Connections

How to test a TLS / SSL connection

 

This example shows how to configure a TLS connection to CheckTLS.com - a connection checking service.

The same method is used for connecting to other domains that need a secure relationship.

Method 1 - illustrated

1. Create a Static Route for the domain you are sending to.
2. Add in a * default route for all other mail
3. Set the Address Spec to the recipient's domain: 
    TestSender.CheckTLS.com

4. Set the Mail Host to the recipient's mail host and add  :25 (the connection is port specific)
    ts3.checktls.com
5. At the padlock set SSL Mode to [Explicit (STARTTLS)]

 

Method 2 - alternative

1. Go to Options | Outgoing Mail | Options | Remote Mail Server Security
2. Click Add
3. Set the mail server to "ts3.checktls.com:25"
4. Set mode to Explicit

Repeat for each Mail Host you want to connect to using STARTTLS

Make sure you put the :25 on the mail server name as it is port specific.


Keywords: kb, security
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