How to Enable and Configure SMTP Service

How to Enable and Configure SMTP Service

1 Introduction

This tutorial shows you how to enable SMTP service to send emails from a website.

2 RDP connect to the Server

Please refer to “How to RDP to The VPS or Dedicated Server”.

3 Open the Computer Management on the Server

Click “Server Manager”

3.1 Click “Add roles and features”


4 Manage SMTP service in IIS6

4.1  Change the SMTP Service to Automatically Start


5 Configure the SMTP

5.1 Navigate  to SMTP Properties

5.2  Enable SMTP log

5.3  Enable Anonymous Access

5.4  Add for the IP Address


5.5  Add “IIS_Users “ as Permission to Access


6 Test the Codes

6.1  Copy the Following Codes  and Save as xxx.vbs

---------- Begin of the script ---------
Dim sch, cdoConfig, cdoMessage
sch = ""
Set cdoConfig = CreateObject("CDO.Configuration")
With cdoConfig.Fields
.Item(sch & "sendusing") = 2 ' cdoSendUsingPort
.Item(sch & "smtpserver") = ""
.Item (schema & "smtpauthenticate") = true
End With
Set cdoMessage = CreateObject("CDO.Message")
With cdoMessage
Set .Configuration = cdoConfig
.From = "Your email address"
.To = "Your email address"
.Subject = "Email test"
.TextBody = "This is the test body of the email"
End With
Set cdoMessage = Nothing
Set cdoConfig = Nothing
MsgBox "Email Sent"
---------- End of the script ---------

6.2  Test the SMTP


7 Done

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