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Email Settings

Common settings for email clients (e.g. Microsoft Outlook, Windows Live Mail, Mozilla Thunderbird, etc.)

  • @mcs.net.au email addresses Redfox recommends using POP3 as the account type:

    • Incoming: mail.mcs.net.au
      • No SSL/TLS
      • Default  Port (110 for POP, 143 for IMAP)
    • Outgoing: mail.mcs.net.au

      • No SSL/TLS
      • Port 25
    • Username: first part of email address (without @mcs.net.au)
    • Password as normal
    • Outgoing server requires authentication
    • POP3 ONLY: leave copy of messages on server, and remove after 14 days (this will keep your mailbox from filling up on our server)
  • @redfox.net.au email addresses:

    • @redfox.net.au addresses can be automatically configured in most email programs (just enter the email address and password when setting up the account), but if manual configuration is required please use the following steps:

    • Incoming: mail.redfox.net.au
      • No SSL/TLS
      • Default  Port (110 for POP, 143 for IMAP)
    • Outgoing: mail.redfox.net.au

      • No SSL/TLS
      • Port 25
    • Username: FULL email address (including @redfox.net.au)
    • Password as normal
    • Outgoing server requires authentication
    • POP3 ONLY: leave copy of messages on server, and remove after 14 days (this will keep your mailbox from filling up on our server)
  • Hosted domain email addresses:

    • Incoming: mail.<domain>
    • Outgoing: mail.<domain>
    • No SSL/TLS
    • Username: FULL email address
    • Password as normal
    • Outgoing server requires authentication
    • POP3 ONLY: leave copy of messages on server/remove after 14 days (this will keep your mailbox from filling up on our server)