Email Setup

In order to send emails and text messages from the program, you must specify technical information for connecting to your email server. Obtain these settings from your system administrator or Internet provider. On the File menu, click Setup > Email.

Email Field Information

Email Server Setup

Email Server (SMTP)

SMTP stands for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol. Obtain these settings from your Internet provider's website or system administrator.

Email Server Port

The default setting is 25. Obtain this setting from your Internet provider or system administrator.

Server Requires Authentication

Some servers require authentication. Enter your email account name and password. Select Use TLS (GMail) or Use SSL (AT&T) if you use one of those.

Server Limits Emails

Select if your server restricts the number or size of incoming and outgoing email messages.

If an Error Occurs, Delay 30 Seconds and Retry Once

If your email server experiences an error, you can request that the PDS program try to resend after a 30-second delay.

Disconnect and Reconnect After Every Email

Select if you want your server to disconnect and reconnect after sending each email.

Sending Emails from a Record

Select whether to open your default email program or the simple email dialog when sending email within the program. We recommend that OnDemand users use the simple email option.