Understanding SMTP authentication and securing your IBM Lotus Domino 8 server from spam

Learn how the SMTP protocol and SMTP authentication process works to secure your IBM Lotus Domino 8 server from spam.

08 September 2009

Learn how the SMTP protocol and SMTP authentication process works to secure your IBM Lotus Domino® 8 server from spam.

In this article

  • Introduction
  • Overview of the SMTP process
  • Over of SMTP authentication
  • Determing whether Lotus Domino is open relay or closed relay
  • Making Lotus Domino a closed-relay server
  • Enabling SMTP authentication on the Domino server
  • SMTP authentication between Lotus Domion and Outlook clients
  • Avoiding address spoofing when relaying mail from authenticated users
  • Inbound anti-relay settings and message transfer to external Internet domains
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix A: SMTP Notes.ini variables
  • Resources
  • About the author

Summary

By Shrikant Jamkhandi

Learn how the SMTP protocol and SMTP authentication process works, how to verify whether the IBM Lotus Domino 8 server is open relay, and how to make Lotus Domino obey the SMTP authentication for securing the server from spammers.

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