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Microsoft® Windows Server 2003: Administrator’s Companion by Jason Gerend, Sharon Crawford, Charlie Russel

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Managing SMTP Virtual Servers

The fourth and last core service that is included as part of IIS on Windows Server is the Simple Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP) service . SMTP is the application-layer protocol that underlies the worldwide system of SMTP hosts (mail servers) on the Internet. If it’s not already installed on IIS, use the Add/ Remove Programs utility in Control Panel.

What SMTP Service Does

You can administer the SMTP service on IIS 6 either by using the IIS snap-in for the MMC or via a Web browser using SMTP Service Manager (HTML). Like other core IIS facilities, it is fully integrated with Windows Server 2003 event and performance monitoring. IIS includes the SMTP service primarily for use by mail-enabled Web applications. A simple ...

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