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1.5 What is the IIS SMTP Service? Printer Friendly

The IIS SMTP service is a SMTP service used for sending email. It handles all of the MX Record (Mail server location) lookups, SMTP connections to remote mail servers, retries, and failures. More information about configuring the SMTP Service can be found here: Manage Your Company's E-mail with the Windows 2000 SMTP Service http://www.microsoft.com/mind/1299/smtp2000/smtp2000.asp