Which alternative SMTP email sending servers can I use?

Hetzner clients have the option of sending email via their Internet Service Provider’s SMTP servers as an alternative to their Hetzner hosted server.

Below is a list of know Internet Service Provider SMTP servers. Should you be unsure on which server to make use of, please contact your ISP for assistance:

  • Telkom ADSL — smtp.dsl.telkomsa.net or mail.saix.net or smtp.saix.net
  • MWEB ADSL — smtp.mweb.co.za or smtp.mweb.net
  • Vodacom 3G— smtp.vodacom.co.za or smtp.vodamail.co.za
  • MTN 3G — mail.mtn.co.za or smtp.mtn.co.za
  • Cell C — mail.cmobile.co.za
  • iBurst — smtp.iburst.co.za
  • Internet Solutions (IS) — smtp.isdsl.net
  • Neotel — smtp.neomail.co.za or smtp.neotel.co.za
  • @lantic — smtp.lantic.net


  • The above servers usually operate without username and password authentication and are accessible on the default SMTP port (25).