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How To Setup Smtp Server Windows 2016?  

Microsoft’s seventh operating system is Windows 2016 server. The parent OS of Windows 2016 is Windows NT.

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol is an outgoing mail server that lets you send emails from any email client.In the section below, we will show you how to setup SMTP server Windows 2016.

setup SMTP server Windows 2016
  • First of all, install the SMTP Service on your computer.
  • To do so, follow the instructions given below to setup SMTP server Windows 2016.
  • On your computer, launch the Server Manager dashboard.
  • In the dashboard window, click the Manage tab.
  • Click the Add Roles & Features command line.
  • Now, a pop-up dialog box titled ’Before you begin’ will appear on your computer screen.
  • Click the Next button.
  • Select the Role-based or feature-based installation option by clicking the radio button beside it.
  • Click the Server Selection tab.
  • Click the radio button beside the Select a server from the server pool option.
  • Click the Next button. Go to the Server Roles.
  • Choose the server role as per your desire. Click Next.
  • Go to the Features section and scroll to the Features list.
  • Select the SMTP Server feature by clicking the checkbox beside it.
  • Click the Add Features button followed by Next.
  • Choose the Restart the destination server automatically if required option.
  • Click the Install button.
  • Wait for the installation to complete.
  • Once the setup SMTP server Windows 2016 process completes, click the Close button.

Set up SMTP Services

  • On your computer, launch the Internet Information Sevices (IIS) 6.0 Manager window by following the instructions given below to setup SMTP server Windows 2016.
  • Open the Control Panel application.
  • Click the All Control Panel Items option followed by Administration Tools.
  • Search for the Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 Manager option in the Administration Tools window and double-click on it.
  • Select and right-click on the SMTP Virtual Server #1 option
  • Click the Properties option.
  • Now, a dialog box titled SMTP Virtual Server #1 Properties will open.
  • Click the General tab.
  • Select the server’s IP address from the drop-down menu.
  • Now, go to the Access section.
  • Click the Connection button.
  • Now, the Connection window will open.
  • Select the Only the list below option by clicking the radio button beside it.
  • Click the Add button.
  • Enter the permitted device’s IP address in the given field. Click OK.
  • Now, you will be redirected to the Access tab.
  • In the Access tab, click the Relay button to allow the same permitted devices to the relay restrictions.
  • Click the Delivery tab of the Connection window.
  • Click the Advanced button. Set an external domain correctly and click OK > OK.
  • Now, open the Run application. Type the wf.msc command.
  • Now, the Windows Firewall window will open with Advanced Security console.
  • Select the Port option and click Next.
  • Click the radio button beside TCP.
  • Enter 25 in the text field beside Local port and click Next.
  • Choose the Allow the connection option.
  • Deselect the Public option.
  • When prompted, enter the rule name in the given field.
  • Now, click the Finish button.
  • Check if the new rule is enabled in the Firewall Management console.
  • Run the wf.msc command again. Click the OK button.
  • Check if the SMTP server services are running. Now, your Windows 2016 server is ready to deliver mails from your account. and complete the setup SMTP server Windows 2016 settings.

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