We help IT Professionals succeed at work.

Question on SMTP multi-RCPT/ SMTP pipelining when using IIS SMTP virtual server

644 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-30
Hi

I have a Windows 2003 Server running an application that needs to send mail. Basically, the application is configured to send mail to the local IIS SMTP virtual server, which is configured to send the mail to the SMTP relay server.

Say for example the application needs to send one email, but to 10 recipients (within the same domain). This would still count as one email, right, since IIS SMTP virtual server supports SMTP multi-rcpt/SMTP pipelining (not sure of the exact name) where one message envelope is used to send email to multiple recipients in the same domain? Or would the ability to use SMTP pipelining depend on the application?

Also, if there were 9 recipients in one domain, and one in another, would that count as two mails if SMTP pipelining was used?

Any help appreciated, I need a quick answer, so max points ;)

Cheers
Comment
Watch Question

Program Manager
Commented:
This one is on us!
(Get your first solution completely free - no credit card required)
UNLOCK SOLUTION

Gain unlimited access to on-demand training courses with an Experts Exchange subscription.

Get Access
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Empower Your Career
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE

Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Unlock the solution to this question.
Join our community and discover your potential

Experts Exchange is the only place where you can interact directly with leading experts in the technology field. Become a member today and access the collective knowledge of thousands of technology experts.

*This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

OR

Please enter a first name

Please enter a last name

8+ characters (letters, numbers, and a symbol)

By clicking, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.