Friday, June 17, 2016

Change Mail directories path IIS SMTP

We had a need to install the SMTP server for some application but we want to change the default Mail directories path:

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Unfortunately you can't just do it from IIS management console, for modifying the default paths you need metabase explorer.

However you can change the Badmail directory from IIS console: (right click smtp server --> properties -->Messages Tab)

modify it & restart the SMTP service for changes to take effect.

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For other directories:

download & install the IIS Metabase explorer from the following link

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=17275

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Follow the wizard & choose custom installation

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Just select the Metabase Explorer & finish the wizard.

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Launch Metabase Explorer

Navigate to LM > SmtpSvc > 1 and change the directory paths 

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Restart the SMTP service & you will notice new paths gets created.

Just follow the steps mentioned above if you are in same situation.

Regards

Sukhija Vikas

http://msexchange.me

 

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