Email, unauthenticated SMTP for Campus printers, web services, etc...

This page contains information about outbound-relays (aka Express-SMTP), an email service for on-campus IP addresses.

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This SMTP server allows computers or devices in the campus IP network to send "outbound" email without authenticating, hence your device doesn't need a NetID and password to send email.  The device or service needs to be properly configured and have a campus IP or be connected to campus via the VPN service.

Who can use Outbound-Relays to send outgoing messages

Any computer, printer, web service or email client in the campus IP space can use Outbound-Relays to send outbound email messages.

Configure your on-campus printer or other device to use Outbound-Relays

Set up your device with these connection parameters:

server:

outbound-relays.techservices.illinois.edu

port

25

requires an encrypted connection:

no

reply email address:  A valid, deliverable email address OR 'no-reply@illinois.edu'. (Email sent to no-reply is discarded by the email relays.)

Limits:   Since this is a shared resource on the campus, there is a limit of 50 connections per server and 100 messages per connection.

Configure a desktop email client to use Outbound-Relays to send outgoing messages

It is best to use the default configuration for Exchange/Outlook(faculty, staff, grads) and Google Apps (undergrads).  However, if your computer is on "campus only" then you can configure your client to use the express SMTP  by substituting outbound-relays.techservices.illinois.edu for the outgoing email server.  See the email client instructions for specific instructions.





Keywords:Express-SMTP, on-campus, campus IP address, email, printer, web services, outbound relays   Doc ID:47888
Owner:Email Relays E.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2015-03-02 16:59 CDTUpdated:2017-10-12 14:47 CDT
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