Make you sure you have created an email account in the DirectAdmin control panel. If you are unsure how to do this please refer to this tutorial: (will follow).
-Create an email account with directadmin
-Enter yourservername.hostdeko.com for pop3,imap and/or smtp in outlook.
-Enter your username and password in outlook.
-Enter the correct ports (995 for pop with ssl, 465 for smpth with ssl) in outlook at "more settings".
Outlook will provide the following steps when adding a new email account:
1) Choose service: Email account
2) Auto account setup: manual setup of additional server types
3) Choose service: pop3/imap
4)Pop and imap settings:
Your name: your name
Email Adress: emailadress you created earlier
This information depends on the server you are on. In this example you are on node1.hostdeko.com. You have received this information in the welcome email.
Account type: pop3
incoming mail server: node1.hostdeko.com
outgoing mail server: node1.hostdeko.com
Username: emailadress you created earlier
Password: password you created earlier
Because we are using secure SSL connections we need to change a few advanced settings
5) More settings
Outgoing server (second tab): enable checkbox "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication, Use same settings as my incomming mail server.
Advanced (third tab):
Incomming server Pop3: enable"This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL). Choose port 995.
Outgoing server (SMTP): Enter port 465 and select SSL as the "Use the following encrypted connection.
Port cheat sheet SSL:
- pop: 995
- imap: 993
- smpt: 465
Port cheat sheet without SSL (insecure)
- pop: 143
- imap: 993
- smtp: 587