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hiramsquared

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Jan 2, 2008, 8:28:00 AM1/2/08
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Was using Outlook 2003, upgraded to Outlook 2007, and can not send emails.
I get a message from the System Administrator, saying "554 Authentication
Failed, must login"

This started about Oct. 15, and I switched to Thunderbird as a mail client,
and thought the upgrade to 2007 would siolve the problem, but it has not. I
have no problems in Thunderbird, but I perfer using Outlook. Any ideas as to
why and what I can do to solve the problem?

K. Orland

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Jan 2, 2008, 8:50:02 AM1/2/08
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When doing the upgrade to Outlook 2007 from an earlier version, it's a good
idea to create a new Outlook profile:

http://www.howto-outlook.com/faq/newprofile.htm

Let me know if that helps you or not.

--
Kathleen Orland - MVP Outlook
Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/
http://www.howto-outlook.com/

VanguardLH

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Jan 2, 2008, 8:56:40 AM1/2/08
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"hiramsquared" wrote in message
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Copy and paste the error message. Do not describe it. Do not
summarize it. Show it.

With the actual error message, my guess is that you must now
authenticate to their SMTP server. It is a configuration setting in
the e-mail account(s) that you defined in Outlook.

hiramsquared

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Jan 2, 2008, 11:40:01 AM1/2/08
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hiramsquared

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Jan 2, 2008, 11:43:01 AM1/2/08
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Here is the actual message. Others are exactly ther same except for the name
of recipient I was sending to. This error also occured in Octlook 2003 as
well as 2007.

Subject: RE: Authentication and passwords
Sent: 1/2/2008 7:12 AM

The following recipient(s) cannot be reached:

'Fifield, Dean' on 1/2/2008 7:12 AM


554 Authentication Failed, must login

pwf

:

VanguardLH

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Jan 2, 2008, 12:27:45 PM1/2/08
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"hiramsquared" wrote in message
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>
> "VanguardLH" wrote:
>
>> "hiramsquared" wrote ...

>>>
>>> Was using Outlook 2003, upgraded to Outlook 2007, and can not send
>>> emails.
>>> I get a message from the System Administrator, saying "554
>>> Authentication
>>> Failed, must login"
>>>
>>> This started about Oct. 15, and I switched to Thunderbird as a
>>> mail
>>> client,
>>> and thought the upgrade to 2007 would siolve the problem, but it
>>> has
>>> not. I
>>> have no problems in Thunderbird, but I perfer using Outlook. Any
>>> ideas as to
>>> why and what I can do to solve the problem?
>>
>> With the actual error message, my guess is that you must now
>> authenticate to their SMTP server. It is a configuration setting
>> in
>> the e-mail account(s) that you defined in Outlook.
>
> Here is the actual message. Others are exactly ther same except for
> the name
> of recipient I was sending to. This error also occured in Octlook
> 2003 as
> well as 2007.
>
> Subject: RE: Authentication and passwords
> Sent: 1/2/2008 7:12 AM
>
> The following recipient(s) cannot be reached:
>
> 'Fifield, Dean' on 1/2/2008 7:12 AM
> 554 Authentication Failed, must login

So did enabling authentication to your SMTP server in the e-mail
account defined in Outlook help to get rid of the error?

hiramsquared

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Jan 2, 2008, 1:27:02 PM1/2/08
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I have not been able to enable authentication to the SMTP server. How do I go
about doing this? Thanks for your efforts. I really appreciate it. pwf

VanguardLH

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Jan 2, 2008, 3:25:14 PM1/2/08
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"hiramsquared" wrote in message
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>
> "VanguardLH" wrote:
>
>> "hiramsquared" ...

>>>
>>> "VanguardLH" wrote:
>>>
>>>> "hiramsquared" wrote ...
>>>>>
>>>>> Was using Outlook 2003, upgraded to Outlook 2007, and can not
>>>>> send
>>>>> emails. I get a message from the System Administrator, saying
>>>>> "554
>>>>> Authentication Failed, must login"
>>>>>
>>>>> This started about Oct. 15, and I switched to Thunderbird as a
>>>>> mail client, and thought the upgrade to 2007 would siolve the
>>>>> problem, but it has not. I have no problems in Thunderbird, but
>>>>> I
>>>>> perfer using Outlook.
>>>>
>>>> Without the actual error message, my guess is that you must now

>>>> authenticate to their SMTP server. It is a configuration setting
>>>> in the e-mail account(s) that you defined in Outlook.
>>>
>>> Here is the actual message. Others are exactly ther same except
>>> for
>>> the name of recipient I was sending to. This error also occured in
>>> Octlook 2003 as well as 2007.
>>>
>>> Subject: RE: Authentication and passwords
>>> Sent: 1/2/2008 7:12 AM
>>>
>>> The following recipient(s) cannot be reached:
>>>
>>> 'Fifield, Dean' on 1/2/2008 7:12 AM
>>> 554 Authentication Failed, must login
>>
>> So did enabling authentication to your SMTP server in the e-mail
>> account defined in Outlook help to get rid of the error?
>
> I have not been able to enable authentication to the SMTP server.
> How do I go
> about doing this? Thanks for your efforts. I really appreciate it.
> pwf

"e-mail account defined in Outlook"
Go into the email account that you defined in Outlook.

"enabling authentication to your SMTP server"

Select the option to enable authentication to your SMTP server. It's
under the Outgoing Server tab (after you click the More Settings
button) for the SMTP settings.

I still use OL2002. Navigate through menus and tabs in your version
may differ.

johnhar...@gmail.com

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Mar 4, 2017, 10:47:11 AM3/4/17
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Please use English. Do not say things like "authenticate to their SMTP server." Tks.
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