Lotus Domino server 9

Hello Experts,
I am learning Lotus Domino ,I installed domino server on my test network.

during domino server  installation i choosed LDAP,MAIL,etc functions. After domino server installed i opened mail ports 25,110,143 and web 80, NOW i can from externaly see my ports are working.

How can i test my mail server from external? How can i do test mail account in domino?

Thanks for your help.
Best Regards All
apollo-13Asked:
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

x
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Sjef BosmanGroupware ConsultantCommented:
Does your network and firewalls allow SMTP traffic to go to the server used for Domino?

A very basic way is to test using Telnet. Try this Article: http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/2887/Troubleshoot-SMTP-Connection-with-Telnet.html

Mail in Notes is easier: when you have a connection, it works. You'd need to create multiple users in your test environment in order to really test sending mails from one user to the other.

PS Are you sure that the standard mail router in Linux is switched off?
apollo-13Author Commented:
Does your network and firewalls allow SMTP traffic to go to the server used for Domino?   -yes

external i check and i can see my smtp and pop port are for internet open
apollo-13Author Commented:
i tried to test but which mail address do i need to use
mail from: ????
rcpt to:mymail@hotmail.comm
Become a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert

This course teaches how to install and configure Windows Server 2012 R2.  It is the first step on your path to becoming a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE).

Sjef BosmanGroupware ConsultantCommented:
You are mailing to Admin, so you'd use:
     mail from: someone@somewhere.com
     rcpt to:admin
and then the rest.

And to test Notes mail, well, er... you'd need the Notes client. :-)

To test other mail, SMTP or POP/IMAP, you can use any proper mail client. Thunderbird would do nicely, but even Outlook is supposed to connect to a Domino server, when it's correctly configured.
apollo-13Author Commented:
i do new new win 7 .i try to notes client on it. I open new question about Notes client
apollo-13Author Commented:
where i change my mail configuration? i think there is incorrect information
Sjef BosmanGroupware ConsultantCommented:
When you install Notes, you are asked for the IP-address or name of the Domino server. I hope you managed to connect to it. Your mail configuration isn't really required if you use Notes mail. What are you trying to do?

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Lotus IBM

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.