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Backup exec smtp authentication

Posted on 2006-07-10
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windows 2000 server with backup exec 9
Backup exec notification doesn't work coz isp ( rogers ) dont allow email to send out without authentication
Backup exec notification option does not have smtp login authentication box
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by:Sembee
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Install SMTP on your local machine and send it through that.

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by:elitematrix
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send it through what ?

i dont get it..

I need backup exec software to send notification automatically...

not from outlook or outlook express or any other email client
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Windows 2000 has an SMTP server component. Install that from Add/Remove Programs, Windows Components. Then point Backup Exec at localhost. The message will be dropped on to the server. As long as DNS is working correctly, it will find the MX record and deliver the email.

Simon.
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