SMTP Mail Setup - IIS 6.0

Posted on 2006-05-17
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Last Modified: 2012-05-05
Hello Experts.  Thanks for reading my question.

I'm logged in as an admin on a windows server 2003 / IIS 6.0 machine.

I've completed the setup for SMTP using the steps outlined here: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/WindowsServer2003/Library/IIS/e4cf06f5-9a36-474b-ba78-3f287a2b88f2.mspx?mfr=true

I've restarted the computer multiple times.  I've checked administrative tools --> Services to make sure the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol service is started -- it shows automatic, started.

Still, when I go in to inetmgr, I don't see anything in the listing referring to "Default SMTP Mail Server" (or whatever it typically says).  Here's what I see in the treeview on the left of the inetmgr console:

Internet Information Services
[minus] XXXXXXXXX (local computer)
    [plus] FTP Sites
    [plus] Application Pools
    [plus] Web Sites
    [plus] Web Service Extensions

What else should I be doing?  What have I missed?

Question by:peh803
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Do you Exchange Server installed on the server?
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Exchange server is not installed, no.

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feptias earned 2000 total points
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hmm. I've never seen that before, but there was a PAQ in the knowledgebase with the following accepted answer from Netman66 (who seems to know a lot about a lot):

Try running this command from the Run box:

regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\inetsrv\smtpsnap.dll

If it works you'd better award the points to him!!
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Whoah -- that did it -- thanks to Netman66, and thanks to you for pointing me to the thread!!!  You get the points.


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