In EXM, you can choose between
The custom SMTP is an unmanaged service that suits low-volume (< 10k per month), low-complexity, or internal deployments. It is ideal for SMTP-only setups like MailServer, Exchange Server, AWS Email, SendGrid, or custom Port 25 deployments.
You can also use the Custom SMTP for testing before you deploy on the live Sitecore Email Cloud or connect to another established SMTP service.
Sitecore will continue to support and maintain the Custom SMTP provider in its current state.
To switch from using the Sitecore Email Cloud to using the Custom SMTP, you must disable the
Sparkpost configurations and then enable the
To start using the Custom SMTP:
- In the
Website\App_Config\Include\EmailExperiencefolder, add the suffix
.disabledto the end of the following file names:
- In the
Website\App_Config\Include\EmailExperiencefolder, remove the suffix
.disabledfrom the following file names:
- Open the enabled configuration files and configure your SMTP and POP3 servers.