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Configure Outgoing E-Mail Settings for SharePoint 2010 / 2013 to using Office 365 or GMail Relay

Any SharePoint Client, User, or Developer need an SMTP server to send e-mails to Internal or External SharePoint site users from a Workflow, Alerts, Request Site Access, and/or Any custom Apps that use SharePoint Outgoing e-mail setting to send e-mails.

SharePoint cannot be configured to send e-mail over encrypted port to the e-mail service. And Office 365 and Gmail required an SMTP connection that supports TLS encryption Surprised smile.

Fortunately, Windows Server (2008-2012) supports an SMTP relay for Office 365 and Gmail by install a local SMTP Rely Server that supports an encrypted connection (over TCP Port 587) Disappointed smile.

The Steps are easy and forward:

  1. Install SMTP Role (Windows Server 2008 and 2012)
  2. Configuring SMTP Service to Relying to Office365/Gmail SMTP
  3. Testing the SMTP Service Connection
  4. Configuring Outgoing E-Mail settings in SharePoint Servers
  5. Test Sending an E-mail from SharePoint Site

The following is the detailed steps:

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I’m now a Microsoft Partner Technology Solutions Professional (P-TSP) in Office 365 and SharePoint


It’s official, I’ve been nominated and accepted by Microsoft as a Partner Technology Solutions Professional (P-TSP) in Office 365 and SharePoint!

The Microsoft Partner Technology Solutions Professional Program (P-TSP) is a select group chosen from the Microsoft partner community, whose focus is to augment Microsoft’s internal Technology Specialist team. Our primary role is to communicate the value of Microsoft Solutions including SharePoint Server, Exchange Server, Microsoft Azure, System Center, Virtualization, and Office 365 to customers and to provide architectural guidance for Enterprise Integration solutions and upgrades. The objective of the program is to provide our years of client experience to deliver pre-sale activities and resources to empower customers and help them meet their solution, upgrade, and integration needs

I’m extremely excited to be considered among the elite in the Microsoft Partner Community, and I look forward to learning more about the program and helping businesses find value using Microsoft Office 365.

So I will help Microsoft with Technical Expertise in Presale meetings, create Proof of Concepts and holding presentations about Office 365

So feel free to invite Microsoft and ask for an P-TSP if you would like our company as well 🙂

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Posted by on June 2, 2014 in Announcements


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