Plan email integration for a SharePoint Server farm
Summary: Learn how to plan for email integration in SharePoint Server 2016 and SharePoint 2013.
To enable communication in SharePoint Server is a critical component for creating web applications in which group members can interact with each other and keep up with changes to information through the use of alerts. The following site collection features depend on communications being properly set up:
Alerts that notify group members when things have changed.
Administrative messages related to requests for site access and other site administration issues.
To make the most effective use of the communications features, planning should include understanding the software requirements and maintenance considerations.
The following articles about planning email integration in SharePoint Server are available in this section.
|Plan incoming email for a SharePoint Server farm
||Provides information on how to set up email for discussion groups.
|Plan outgoing email for a SharePoint Server farm
||Provides information about how to use alerts and administrative messages.
|Configure Exchange Autodiscover with a My Site Host URL in SharePoint Server
||Learn how to configure Exchange Autodiscover to find a user's SharePoint My Site URL.
Additional resources about email integration
The following resources about email integration in SharePoint Server are also available to help you plan.
|SMTP connection encryption
||Learn about new security available for SharePoint Server 2016 and SMTP servers.
||Learn about new features available for Exchange 2016 and SharePoint Server 2016.