Task ‘email@example.com – Sending’ reported error (0x80042109) : ‘Outlook cannot connect to your outgoing (SMTP) e-mail server. If you continue to receive this message, contact your server administrator or Internet service provider (ISP).’
If you are a DirectAdmin web host, this would be a common error reported by your customers who use Outlook.
A one-size-fit-all solution is not possible for this error as the issue might be in the PC/Laptop, at the ISP or even at your server.
Help desk support services at Bobcares engage each web master on a step-by-step trouble shooting process, which determines exactly where the issue is, and solves the specific issue that caused the error. Here’s a quick run down on the various issues that can cause Outlook error 0x80042109. (more…)