Setting up SMTP Server
Set up your email account so that your customers will be dispatched the notifications from your marketplace such as registration welcome and verify emails.
A good professional practice is to use an email address that matches your site domain name such as; email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org that way your customers know the email is coming from your marketplace site.
Step 1. Before installing ILance, have a SMTP mail account set up so it is ready to be used, this address that will be used in the marketplace for sending emails and alerts to customers and needs to be an active working email address.
If you host with ILance servers, you will be provided with cpanel access to set up your email accounts.
Login to your host control panel using cpanel and under Email Accounts, set up the account you wish to use:
Enter your preferred email address and click Set up mail client to obtain your Host name and port number which are required fields in your backend SMTP settings: