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 +===== Error Message =====
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 +Error checking email:​Authentication failed
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 +===== Explanation of Error =====
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 +The Customer receives this error when trying to email out of Control.
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 +===== Severity =====
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 +**Normal**. User is not down but cant email from that machine using internal settings.
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 +===== Possible Root Cause(s) =====
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 +The customers user name and password information may not be correct. Try using the test email information in place of theirs to make sure this is the case.
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 +===== Resolution =====
 +  - Open the '​Setup'​ menu, system setup and choose email options.
 +  - Write down all existing settings before making any changes. Make sure the user knows the password before deleting or replacing it.
 +  - Go into edit mode and Select '​Internal'​ under the drop down arrow section.
 +  - Apply the following information: ​
 +    * POP (Incoming Mail Server): pop.1and1.com
 +    * SMTP (Outgoing Mail Server): smtp.1and1.com
 +    * SMTP (Outgoing Mail Port): 25
 +    * Username: ​
 +    * Password: ​
 +  - Run the "Send Test Email" and "Test Check Email" tests after you apply the settings and make sure "​Authentication required"​ is checked.
 +  - Reset the users information to their original setting. **Do not leave the user pointing at the test email system.**
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 +===== Version Information =====
 +  * Reported : 7/9/2009
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 +===== Related Errors =====
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