and configured as an SMTP relay to your mail server. This means that
the MX record of your domain must be pointing to the machine on
which you will install GFI MailSecurity. This chapter describes how
you can install the mail relay. For more information about this:
Installing & configuring the IIS SMTP service
GFI MailSecurity uses the Windows 2000/2003 IIS SMTP service as
its SMTP server. Because GFI MailSecurity works with this SMTP
service, you need to configure this service as a mail relay server first.
About the Windows 2000/2003 IIS SMTP service
The SMTP service is part of IIS, which is part of Windows 2000/2003.
It is used as the message transfer agent of Microsoft Exchange
Server, and has been designed to handle large amounts of mail traffic.
The Windows 2000/2003 IIS SMTP service is included in every
Windows 2000/2003 distribution, including Windows 2000 professional
To install & configure the IIS SMTP service as a mail relay server:
Step 1: Verify the Installation of the SMTP Service
In Control Panel, open Add/Remove Programs, click Add/Remove
Windows Components. Click the Internet Information Services (IIS)
component, click Details, and then verify that the SMTP Service check
box is selected. If it is not selected, click to select it, click OK, and then
follow the installation directions that are displayed.
Specify mail relay server name and assign IP
Step 2: Specify mail relay server name and assign an IP
1. Click Start, point to Programs, click Administrative Tools, and then
click Internet Services Manager.