How can I open port 587 on a windows VPS running Plesk?

This article will explain how you can open port 587 on your Windows VPS.

Please note: this article was originally created for our previous generation of Virtual Private Servers. As such, these instructions may not be relevant to our current generation of Virtual Private Servers.

Step 1 of 4

Log in to the admin home panel.

Step 2 of 4

Click the Tools & Settings link in the left hand menu.

Step 3 of 4

Click the Mail Server Settings link.

Step 4 of 4

Tick the Switch on message submission option on the Server-wide mail settings page.

This will then activate port 587 on your VPS.