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I was wondering if there's a way to get SMTP working for windows 7, IIS 7.5. I checked all over,it said like there's no SMTP configuration for iiS7,windows 7.And followed THESE steps too. Didn`t work out. Please someone tell me if there is way to configure SMTP for IIS 7.5. Thanks in advance.

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Please define what you mean by "didn't work"? Did the commands fail? Did the mail just not get sent? A lot of times local anti-virus programs will block port 25 preventing smtp from working. –  Nate Jan 16 '13 at 14:29
    
Sorry for that...When i send mails from my outlook account,it supposed to be in a folder in'C:\inetpub\mailroot\drop' . The mail is just not coming to the folder.So this means it`s failing right?? –  user1495475 Jan 16 '13 at 14:36
    
@Nate:You`ve any answers for my question? –  user1495475 Jan 23 '13 at 6:39

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There is no way to use this feature as a standard SMTP server that outlook can use.

The SMTP email feature you have installed is NOT a smtp server like was included with IIS6. Instead it is used to configure how email will be delivered when sent from your asp.net or other iis plugged in web applications.

That is why it allows you to specify the from email address on the configuration page.


SMTP Screenshot


For doing smtp testing I would recommend something line freesmtp which is a simple, single binary, smtp server you can use for testing outbound smtp traffic from any program.

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:Thanks for replying. I have installed the setup of 'freesmtp' link, do I need to make changes as 'SMTP E-Mail' from iis manager(above)?? –  user1495475 Jan 25 '13 at 5:48
    
You shouldn't be doing anything with the smtp portion of iis unless you are developing or configuring a web application to send email. –  Nate Jan 25 '13 at 16:38
    
But how mails will come to drop folder??I want outlook mails to come to drop folder. –  user1495475 Jan 28 '13 at 5:55
    
How can I make my outlook mails to come to drop folder??For specific account in outlook. –  user1495475 Jan 30 '13 at 9:55

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