Can’t find your SMTP server in Vista?

I was doing some dev work last night and found that as part of my solution I needed to send a notification email.

So with the .net 2.0 email code all set up and ready to go, I headed off to the windows features to install a local SMTP server to do some testing. Imagine my surprise when I found that Microsoft had not included an SMTP server with Vista. 

A quick search on the net confirmed this but also turned up this little gem, a free SMTP server that is reasonably light weight and can be installed and setup in minutes, and all works in vista without any issues.


15 thoughts on “Can’t find your SMTP server in Vista?

  1. This is a nice tool.. However, can u please guide me through how to configure the freesmtp server.. this is bcoz even after installing it, I am unable to send mails using localhost


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