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Windows® Small Business Server 2008: Administrator’s Pocket Consultant by Craig Zacker

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Configuring E-Mail Settings in Windows SBS 2008

Although the Windows SBS 2008 setup program automatically installs and configures Exchange Server 2007, you might want to perform some additional configuration tasks, which are described in the following sections.

Configure a Smart Host for Internet E-Mail

The Internet e-mail transmission process, as described earlier in this chapter, might seem quite complicated, but it actually is quite efficient under ideal conditions. However, if a destination mail server is not available to receive messages, Exchange Server must keep retrying the transmission until it reaches its timeout interval. This means that the transmission of a single e-mail message could require the server to transmit dozens of messages ...

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