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Light SMTP Server for use with WSS 3

  Asked By: Travon    Date: Mar 26    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1598

Does anyone know a good a light SMTP server to use in combination with WSS ? (To prevent installation of Exchange on a VPC)



8 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Ciara Collier     Answered On: Mar 26

I just use the smtp  from my ISP, but there is an SMTP service that you can configure. Go to the inetmgr (the same place you go to configure IIS) and you should see a default smtp server  there. If not you can add one by right clicking on the server name and add new smtp server. That should be good  enough to get you through alerts and notifications.

Answer #2    Answered By: Keenan Whitehead     Answered On: Mar 26

There is a pop server  in your w2k3 installation‚Ķ

Answer #3    Answered By: Peter Peterson     Answered On: Mar 26

If your using 2k3 that then you don't need to install anything. The
default is working fine for me.

Answer #4    Answered By: Damon Garner     Answered On: Mar 26

I want to define some mailboxes with pop3 connection in order to define a demo scenario... from my understanding this is not possible by default in w2k3 ?

Answer #5    Answered By: Christop Mcfadden     Answered On: Mar 26
Answer #6    Answered By: Harshita Padwal     Answered On: Mar 26

Send Mail. Unix-based, but free, AIUI.

Answer #7    Answered By: Jennifer Jones     Answered On: Mar 26

The default SMTP in W2K03 includes POP3, IIRC.

Answer #8    Answered By: Annie Norris     Answered On: Mar 26

If its windows 2003 just enable SMTP (under IIS options). you dont need
exchange, i.e a message store, you just need a MTA. if you do want to play
around with the POP3 server  that could be your mail store as well.. both options
are available in windows 2003.

if you dont have windows 2003 -
if you really want a full featured MTA/Mailstore then maybe some communigate pro
or something would be easier than setting up another server with "unix" for
testing purposes. http://www.stalker.com/content/cgp_core.html

or just find a win32 binary of sendmail a quick google returned this page:

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