E-mail set up for Outlook 2003

  1. Click Next to begin setup.
    Outlook 2003 Startup window
  2. Select Yes and click Next.
    Account Configuration window with Yes selected
  3. Select IMAP and click Next.
    E-mail Accounts window with IMAP selected
  4. Fill in the boxes as appropriate and click More Settings.
    Internet Email Settings window with name, email address as your.name@ricebelt.net, incoming and outgoing server fields are mail.ricebelt.net, username is your Ricebelt email address
  5. On the Outgoing Server tab, check My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
    Internet Email Settings window with Outgoing Server tab selected
    On the Advanced tab, make sure the incoming server is port 993 and requires an encrypted connection. The outgoing server port should be 587, but you must not check SSL for outgoing – Outlook 2003 does not have STARTTLS security.
    Internet Email Setting window with Advanced tab selected
  6. Click OK and then Finish.
    Email Accounts Congratulations window

Some things to note:

  • Outlook 2003 uses the strikeout delete/purge combo. It cannot use the Trash folder automatically.
  • It does not know how to store Sent messages on the server. This has nothing to do with MagicMail – it is a limitation of Outlook 2003.