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IIS SMTP server (Installed on local server) in parallel to Google Apps

We have a website set up for also, running on a windows server 2008 machine. It's running IIS and has SMTP installed.

The client is using google apps for their email

The website sends mail through .net code, which sends out through the local SMTP server. Recently a problem came up.

When the website is sending out an email to, instead of actually sending out the email, the SMTP service will drop the .eml file into c:/wwwroot/mailroot/drop

If I send out an email myself, it makes it to the clients email.

What is causing the SMTP service to do this?

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marked as duplicate by gravyface, John Gardeniers, splattne Sep 29 '10 at 6:47

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See this question:… – gravyface Sep 28 '10 at 23:28
Thanks, I think that did it. I was having a hard time trying to search for this. – user55573 Sep 28 '10 at 23:34

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It sounds like you have set up as a local domain on the W2K8 SMTP server when in fact it should be set up as a remote domain.

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