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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Windows 2008 R2 Has No SMTP!

Yes - you probably have found this out by now - not reallly sure why Microsoft decided to leave it out (maybe to get you to buy Exchange) but if you are doing SharePoint or other type of app that needs SMTP (and you don't have Exchange) you are stuck...however, there is a quick solution.

Follow these instructions: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc772058(WS.10).aspx

Also, Visendo makes a free SMTP Extender for Windows 2008 - you can find it here:

http://www.visendo.com/en/default.aspx

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