How to ... add a remote newsserver or mailserver?

If Hamster should be able to communicate with other servers, i. e. to get news and/or mails from external servers or to send mails out to external servers, you have to configure these servers by menu item "Configuration / Remote Server Settings" in HControl:

 

Add a newsserver (NNTP)

To add a newsserver, right-click the list on the left side, select "Add new NNTP server" ...

... and enter the name of the server:

If the server requires authentication, press the "Change" button on the right side and enter the username and password for that server:

In most cases, no other settings are required. A description of additional settings on pages "Common" and "NNTP" is available at "Configuration / Remote Server Settings".

 

Add a mailserver for incoming mails (POP3)

To add a mailserver, where incoming mails should be fetched from, right-click above the list on the left side, select "Add new POP3 server" ...

... and enter the name of the server:

If the server requires authentication, press the "Change" button on the right side and enter the username and password for that server.

In most cases, no other settings are required. A description of additional settings on pages "Common" and "POP3" is available at "Configuration / Remote Server Settings".

 

Add a mailserver for outgoing mails (SMTP)

To add a mailserver, where outgoing mails should be sent to, right-click above the list on the left side, select "Add new SMTP server" ...

... and enter the name of the server:

If the server requires authentication, press the "Change" button on the right side and enter the username and password for that server.

In most cases, no other settings are required. A description of additional settings on pages "Common" and "SMTP" is available at "Configuration / Remote Server Settings".

 

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