Fix: Error 3259 when sending email in Entourage for Mac

This article may interest you, if when you try to send an email in Entourage for Mac 2008 or in Entourage for Mac 2004, the mail fails to send and you receive error 3259.

You receive this error message:
An operation on the server timed out. The server may be down, overloaded, or there may be too much net traffic.

Error: 3259

You experience this issue, because an incorrect port number is set for the outgoing connection.

To resolve this issue, Microsoft KB2500175 reccomends you try the folowing troubleshooting steps:
1. Verify that you can connect to the Internet
2. Change the SMTP port to 587
3. Create a new user account

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