SMTP Connection Manager Editor

Use the SMTP Connection Manager Editor dialog box to specify a Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) server.

To learn more about the SMTP connection manager, see SMTP Connection Manager.


  • Name
    Provide a unique name for the connection manager.

  • Description
    Describe the connection manager. As a best practice, describe the connection manager in terms of its purpose, to make packages self-documenting and easier to maintain.

  • SMTP server
    Provide the name of the SMTP server.

  • Use Windows Authentication
    Select to send mail using an SMTP server that uses Windows Authentication to authenticate access to the server.


    The SMTP connection manager supports only anonymous authentication and Windows Authentication. It does not support basic authentication.


    When using Microsoft Exchange as the SMTP server, you may need to set Use Windows Authentication to True. Exchange servers may be configured to disallow unauthenticated SMTP connections.

  • Enable Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
    Select to encrypt communication using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) when sending e-mail messages.