Configuring Forté Free Agent
This page will give you the essentials in settings up your Forté Free
Agent software to work with Access Internet.
Launch Forté Free Agent
Click Options and select General Preferences
From the General Preferences window under the User tab:
In the Email Address: field enter your Email address.
In the Full Name: field enter your name as you would like
it to appear on all outgoing messages.
In the Organization: field enter your organization, you may
leave this field blank if you wish.
The Reply-To: field should be left blank unless you would
like people to reply to another email address like email@example.com,
From the General Preferences window select the System tab.
In the News Server: tab enter news.accesscom.com
In the Email Server: tab enter smtp.accesscom.com
NOTE: At this point, you should connect to the internet if you are not already
Click the Online menu and select Get New Groups
At this point, your Forté Free Agent software is downloading a huge list
of all the news groups available to you. This process will take a long time.
You can watch the status bar at the bottom which would indicate how many news
groups it has downloaded.
This is only a one time thing.
Once your download is done, you'll be ready to use your Forté Free Agent