Clarification of Answer by
24 Jul 2003 15:34 PDT
You should be able to send emails as being from either account (when
you are in compose mode, you can select the 'from' in a dropdown box).
Generally you would not have more than one outgoing mailserver, due to
the nature of SMTP. Normally you will send all outgoing mail,
regardless of the 'from' address, through your ISPs SMTP server. It
will usually be configured to handle any mail to any address, from any
address, so long as the connection comes from a customer's IP address.
Under the Mail & Newsgroup Account settings, you can add additional
SMTP servers, by going to 'Outgoing Server (SMTP)' and selecting
However, it should not generally be needed. With my one SMTP server
(my ISPs one) I have accounts configured that allow me to send email
from three seperate usernames at three seperate domain names.
Here is what the Mozilla Mail help file has to say about SMPT servers:
Mail & Newsgroups Account Settings - Outgoing Server (SMTP)
Even if you have multiple mail or news accounts, you generally need to
specify only one outgoing (SMTP) server to handle the delivery of your
If you are not already viewing the Outgoing Server (SMTP) settings,
begin from the Mail window:
1. Open the Edit menu and choose Mail & Newsgroups Account
Settings. You see
the Mail & Newsgroups Account Settings dialog box.
2. Select the Outgoing Server (SMTP) category.
* Server name: Mail & Newsgroups uses the outgoing (SMTP) server
you entered using the Account Wizard, or that was specified when
migrated this account from a previous version. To change the
(SMTP) server name, type it in Server Name field.
* Port: If necessary, enter the port number for the SMTP server.
If no port
number is specified, the default port is used.
* Use name and password: If your SMTP server requires
authentication to send
mail, select this option to be prompted to enter your user name
authentication password. Then enter your user name. The first
send mail, you will be prompted to enter your authentication
* Use secure connection (SSL): If your outgoing SMTP server is
send encrypted mail, you can choose how often you want to use
Sockets Layer). If you are not sure which option to choose,
your ISP or system administrator.
* Advanced: Click this option to set up additional outgoing SMTP
to change the default SMTP server. Keep in mind that using more
SMTP server can cause errors in sending mail."
I hope this helps, it is all that is really possible with