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Run MAPI on Windows server 2000

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Hi Experts,

I'm trying to run an application that I developed under Win XP on a Windows server 2000 box.

I'm still getting the exception: "COM object with CLSID {3FA7DEB3-6438-101B-ACC1-00AA00423326} is either not valid or not registered" when I do some calls to MAPI.

The application is a service that run under a specific user account (specified in the service logon tab).

I've read somewhere that MAPI won't run without an outlook installation but I found out later that this is false because someone here is running the same code on a server without Office or Exchange. The only difference is the other app is written in VB6, I just took is code and translate it in .NET. And we cannot install Office on the server as this is not recommended by microsoft.

I tried the regasm util to register the Interop.MAPI.dll but it still dont work.

I'll be more than happy if anyone have any good suggestion.

Thanks i advance.
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.NET doesn't support MAPI+CDO
also read this.....
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=813349
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You can run MAPI under .NET.  Add the reference to the COM control. I am using MAPI controls to send email with Eudoea. If you need the code let me know
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Thank you guys,

I know iboutchkine that it work, it work on my workstation but not on a server without a mail client installed. We made it work here on the same platform but the application was build in VB6. I try to run the same code translated in .NET on another Windows Server 2000.

I found this that I'll first try, we'll reboot the server later to see if it works.
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/mapi/html/_mapi1book_installing_mapi.asp

If this don't work I'll try the other dll supported by .NET in the link that testn sent.

Thanks
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