Motion Detection

Default SMTP Server

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) is an Internet standard for electronic mail (email) transmission. First defined by RFC 821 in 1982, it was last updated in 2008 with the Extended SMTP additions by RFC 5321—which is the protocol in widespread use today.

SMTP by default uses TCP port 25. The protocol for mail submission is the same, but uses port 587. SMTP connections secured by SSL, known as SMTPS, default to port 465.

SMTP Server Addresses for commonly used Email Providers

The Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) is the internet standard that is used to send Emails. SMTP uses the default TCP port 25 to send mails and the Port 587 to receive them. The standard port for SSL secured connections is 465. The camera needs to know the IP address of its initial SMTP server and this has to be given as part of its configuration (usually given as a DNS name like This server will deliver outgoing messages on behalf of the user. The SMTP server typically requires authentication of clients by credentials before allowing access. Usually the users email address is used as user name and the password that is used to login to the email providers website is also the SMTP password.

Email ProviderServer AddressAuthentificationService Port
Kabel BWsmtp.kabelbw.deStartTLS587

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