How to Configure Microsoft Internet Information Server’s SMTP Server to Connect to Your ISP

Skyline Research Technical Bulletin Reference 2002-05-16

 


This short article describes how to configure MS IIS 5.0 SMTP server to route mail to your ISP.  In this example, the ISP is Bell Sympatico (Canada).

 

How to Configure Microsoft Internet Information Server’s SMTP Server to Connect to Your ISP  1

Accessing SMTP Server Properties. 19

Access/Authentication. 29

Access/Connection. 31

Access/Relay. 33

Messages. 35

Delivery. 37

Delivery/Outbound Security. 41

Delivery/Advanced. 43

Set Up Domains. 46

Additional Notes. 54

Document Information. 102

Change History. 103

Statistics. 105

Notices. 113

 

Accessing SMTP Server Properties

First, open the IIS Control Panel (Start/Control Panel/Administrative Tools/IIS).

 

Next, open the properties folder for the SMTP server:

 

NOTE:  The IP address must be the same as your connection to the ISP (use Advanced to reset or add another IP address, for example your local IP address ).

 

The following sequence of screenshots illustrates the settings for each tab in turn where the settings must be changed:

 

Access/Authentication

Access/Connection

Access/Relay

Messages


Delivery

 

NOTE:  The default for Subsequent retry interval is 240 minutes.  The value shown was set for testing purposes.

Delivery/Outbound Security

Delivery/Advanced

 

Set Up Domains

You must now set up routing by creating Domains.

 

Each remote domain profile must be set up like this:

 

 

Set up as many remote domains as you need.

Additional Notes

 

1)      Norton Internet Security blocks the IIS application’s access to port 25.

2)      The IIS Mail queue looks like this:

 

3)      A section of the log from a successful session is as follows:

 

#Software: Microsoft Internet Information Services 5.0

#Version: 1.0

#Date: 2002-05-16 04:45:49

#Fields: time c-ip cs-method cs-uri-stem sc-status

04:45:49 - - - 0

04:45:49 tomts12.bellnexxia.net HELO - 0

04:45:49 tomts12.bellnexxia.net - - 0

04:45:49 tomts12.bellnexxia.net MAIL - 0

04:45:49 tomts12.bellnexxia.net - - 0

04:45:49 tomts12.bellnexxia.net RCPT - 0

04:45:49 tomts12.bellnexxia.net - - 0

04:45:49 tomts12.bellnexxia.net DATA - 0

04:45:49 tomts12.bellnexxia.net - - 0

04:45:49 tomts12.bellnexxia.net - - 0

04:45:49 tomts12.bellnexxia.net RSET - 0

04:45:49 tomts12.bellnexxia.net - - 0

04:45:49 tomts12.bellnexxia.net MAIL - 0

04:45:49 tomts12.bellnexxia.net - - 0

04:45:49 tomts12.bellnexxia.net RCPT - 0

04:45:49 tomts12.bellnexxia.net - - 0

04:45:49 tomts12.bellnexxia.net DATA - 0

04:45:49 tomts12.bellnexxia.net - - 0

04:45:49 tomts12.bellnexxia.net - - 0

04:45:49 tomts12.bellnexxia.net QUIT - 0

04:45:49 tomts12.bellnexxia.net - - 0

04:48:16 192.168.0.1 HELO - 250

04:48:16 192.168.0.1 MAIL - 250

04:48:16 192.168.0.1 RCPT - 250

04:48:16 192.168.0.1 RCPT - 250

04:48:16 192.168.0.1 RCPT - 250

04:48:16 192.168.0.1 RCPT - 250

04:48:16 192.168.0.1 RCPT - 250

04:48:24 192.168.0.1 MAIL - 250

04:48:24 192.168.0.1 RCPT - 250

04:48:24 192.168.0.1 RCPT - 250

04:48:24 192.168.0.1 RCPT - 250

04:48:24 192.168.0.1 RCPT - 250

04:48:24 192.168.0.1 RCPT - 250

04:48:24 192.168.0.1 DATA - 250

04:48:24 192.168.0.1 QUIT - 0

Document Information

Change History

2002-05-15 created.

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Notices

Copyright © 2002 Skyline Services Inc.

This document may distributed freely “as is” providing it is not altered in any way.

The specific values shown are examples – not to be copied.

An SMTP mail account is required.

General mail relaying should always be turned off.