Configure intranet alerts

To complete this procedure, you must be a member of the SharePoint administrator site group.

  1. Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click SharePoint Central Administration.
  2. Under Server Configuration, click Configure default e-mail server settings.
  3. Under Mail Settings, enter the following:
    • Outbound SMTP server The default should be the name of the computer running Windows Small Business Server 2003.
    • From e-mail address (Optional) The e-mail address from which all alert notifications are sent. If this field is left blank, the From address will also be blank in e-mail notifications sent to users.
    • Reply-to e-mail address (Optional) The e-mail address to which users can send replies. If this field is left blank, users will be unable to reply to alert notices.
    • Character set Modify this field to correspond to your language or default character set.
  4. Click OK.


  • You can access the SharePoint Central Administration site at http://servername:8081.

See Also


Configuring intranet alerts
Understanding the intranet