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Recently i set up a M Daemon email server on a windows 2003 standard server. everything seems right. But when i configure the email client with the email server host name to send out emails, the email client is not sending the email but returns with socket error: 10060. what would be the problem. Have to do any setting anywhere..? I assume that the email client config has no problem.. any help is greatly needed...

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"socket error: 10060" there is probably another application on the system utilizing port 25. Good chance it may be IIS, since it has a SMTP component as well - which can be disabled in this case.

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so should i diable to iis, also if i suppose to run a website fromthis server, then what should I do...? – Kennyn Jun 26 '11 at 11:20
I now checked & found that the IIS is not running... so what else would be the reason... – Kennyn Jun 26 '11 at 11:29
Try "telnet 25" (without the quotes) at the command prompt to see what actually answers. Most typical SMTP host/servers will display a SMTP banner which may provide clues as to its identity. – user48838 Jun 26 '11 at 11:43
the output is like this: – Kennyn Jun 27 '11 at 9:02
220 ESMTP MDaemon FREE 12.0.3; Mon, 27 Jun 2011 16:58:39 +080 0 – Kennyn Jun 27 '11 at 9:02

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