Outlook 2000 Configuration

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Outlook 2000 Configuration for SpamAssassin
SSL Certificate Import and Installation
Updating Outlook 2000 to use Secure POP (SPOP) & SMTP Authorization



  1. Open up Microsoft Outlook 2000

  2. Click Tools on the Menu bar then select Accounts

    Select Tools, then Accounts...

  3. Click Add then select Mail

    Add a new mail account

  4. Enter in your name and click Next

    Enter your first and last name

  5. Specify the Email address that you want others to reply or send mail to you with. Click Next

    Enter your email address

  6. Select POP3 as the server type at the top of the window enter popmail.real-time.com for the Incoming mail (POP3 or IMAP) server. Type mail.real-time.com for the Outgoing mail (SMTP) server. Click Next

    Select server type and mail names

  7. Type in the User (Account) Name and Password that was given to you by Real Time for accessing your email account. The "Log on using Secure Password Authentication ((SPA)" Check mark box should be unchecked. Click Next

    Enter username and password

  8. Select Connect using my phone line if you are using a modem, or appropriate Internet connection. Click Next

    Choose your Internet connection

  9. Select Use an existing dial-up connection. Click Next

    Select dial-up connection option

  10. Click Finish

    Click finish

  11. Left click on popmail.real-time.com so it is highlighted. Then click on Properties

    Modify mail account properties

  12. In the Properties window, make sure mail account is popmail.real-time.com. Place a check in the box next to Include this account when receiving mail or synchronizing. Click on the Servers tab to continue

    Confirm general settings

  13. Under the Outgoing Mail Server heading, place a check mark in the box next to My server requires authentication Click on the Advanced tab

    Modify server settings

  14. Place a check in the This server requires a secure connection (SSL) box under Incoming Mail (POP3): heading (the Port Number automatically changes to 995.) Place a check in the This server requires a secure connection (SSL) box under Outgoing mail (SMTP): heading, then click on OK

    Modify advanced settings

  15. Click on Close in the Internet Accounts window

    Close account window

Send and Receive Email

  1. Outlook should now be setup to access email from Real Time. Make sure that your Internet connection to Real Time is up and running and then click Send and Receive Mail on the Standard Toolbar

    Check for new messages

The instructions and screen shots contained within this website are specific to services offered by Real Time Enterprises only.

If you have any problems connecting to Real Time after carefully following these directions, please call (952) 943-8700 and we will be happy to help you.


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