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Error 550  

Error 550
I can't send e-mail. I get a "relaying not allowed" error.
Error 550 Relaying not allowed
This error message is coming from the mail server, not from Outlook Express. This error means that the SMTP (outgoing) mail server did not recognize you as an authorized user and rejected your e-mail message. Most ISPs configure their mail servers to recognize only those computer IP addresses that are on an accepted list. If you use multiple ISPs, or just switched from another ISP, you are likely to encounter this problem. The solution is to change setting of the SMTP server for that mail account under your e-mail application:
For Microsoft Outlook Express:
  • From the Inbox
  • Click on from Tools from the menu bar
  • Click on Accounts
  • Click on Properties
  • Click on Servers
  • Change the SMTP (outgoing mail) to : smtp.dslextreme.com
For Netscape versions 4.X you will:
  • Click on Edit from the menu bar-
  • Click on Preferences
  • Click the + sign next to mail/newsgroups
  • Then click Mail Servers-verify the Outgoing Mail Server name is : smtp.dslextreme.com
For Netscape versions 6.X you will:
  • Click Tasks
  • Then Mail
  • This will launch the mail program-
  • Then click on Edit
  • Then Mail/News account settings-
  • Verify your Outgoing Mail Server is: smtp.dslextreme.com
In all cases, make sure the words smtp.dslextreme.com are lower case.


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