This section is only relevant to you if your email address is one of the following: Ireland Online (@iol.ie), Esat Clear (@esatclear.ie), IOL Free (@iolfree.ie) or Oceanfree (@oceanfree.net).
Once the switch over to Blacknight is completed on the 7th December you can access and send emails on the new platform.
General email server settings:
Account Type: POP3
Incoming mail server: webmail.email.hosting
Outgoing mail server (SMTP): webmail.email.hosting
User Name: your full email address
Password: the password you assigned to the email account when you went through the Blacknight signup process.
Press "More Settings" and go to "Outgoing Server"
Select "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication"
Set it to "Use same settings as my incoming mail server"
Press "Advanced" and change the outgoing server port from 25 to 587 with SSL enabled.
Example Outlook configuration: