RCN Server and Email Setting Information

Your RCN Internet Settings

Special Note: Please remember that it is necessary to populate IMAP or POP3 in order to receive email. Also, please remember that it is necessary to populate the SMTP server in order to send email.

RCN Server Information

  • Primary DNS #1: ns1.dns.rcn.net
  • Secondary DNS #1: ns2.dns.rcn.net
  • Primary DNS #2: ns3.dns.rcn.net
  • Secondary DNS #2: ns4.dns.rcn.net
  • Default Gateway: If the IP address is: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx then gateway is: xxx.xxx.xxx.1
  • IP Address: server assigned
  • Dialup POP Locator: http://www.rcn.com/hub/help/dialup-access-numbers
  • Domain Name: rcn.com
  • Mail Storage Space: 5GB
  • Incoming IMAP Mail Server - standard: imap.rcn.com - (Port 143)
  • Incoming POP Mail Server - standard: pop.rcn.com - (Port 110)
  • Incoming IMAP Mail Server - SSL imap.rcn.com - (Port 993)
    Note: SSL is used for added security. RCN mail does not require SSL
  • Incoming POP Mail Server - SSL pop.rcn.com - (Port 995)
    Note: SSL is used for added security. RCN mail does not require SSL
  • Outgoing SMTP Mail Server: smtp.rcn.com - (Port 25) alternate port- (Port 587) TLS with smtp on port 587 is currently enabled
  • Mail Login Format: username@rcn.com ( passwords are case sensitive)
  • FTP Server: ftp.rcn.com - (Port 21)
  • FTP Login Format: username ( passwords are case sensitive)
  • Customer Homepage URL: http://users.rcn.com/userid/
  • Amount of WEB Space: 10 MB
  • Authentication Type: Clear Text Authentication