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I have Windows 2003 Web edition that I am using to host domains, I have already configured IIS and DNS to accept the http connections, but the one problem I am having is getting it to accept mail. What I want to know is step by step how to setup Win 2003 Web Edition with no extra componants other than what is built into windows (POP3/SMTP) to accept mail sent to it, I.E. say I am hosting xdomain.com, I want to configure the server to accept mail sent to filex@xdomain.com and deliver it to the mailbox hosted locally on the computer.

The second part to this question is: How to configure SMTP to be secure, as in I can setup my mail client to use the SMTP server hosted on my Windows 2003 Web box to send the email, and the SMTP server not be used for a relay for spammers (it require a login to use the SMTP)

Hope my question makes sense, if anyone needs more information about my setup just let me know and I will post it. Thanks!
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The following articles should cover everything you need/want to know regarding the SMTP service on Windows 2003 Server:

HOW TO: Configure Microsoft SMTP Service Local Domains in Windows Server 2003
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;323436

How To Configure a Remote Domain for an Internet Information Services SMTP Mail Relay Server in Windows Server 2003
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;324272

HOW TO: Bypass DNS Name Resolution to Test SMTP Service Mail Flow in Windows Server 2003
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;816115

How to Help Secure SMTP Client Message Delivery in Exchange 2003
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;823019

HOW TO: Set Up and Configure an SMTP Virtual Server in Windows Server 2003
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;816121

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I guess that is about the best I am going to do for answers... Thanks!
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