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Outgoing E-mail Issues

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 21, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Been trying to get outgoing email working for a few hours and was hoping someone could help.

Pretty basic setup, one SP 2010 server w/ MailEnable installed (I've tried SMTP Server Feature and Hmail ...)...

I'm able to telnet into the SMTP server on port 25 no problem. MX Records resolve correctly but when I try to send an email notificaton or envoke workflow on a report, nothing ever gets sent. Event Viewer shows the following:

- System

  - Provider

   [ Name]  Microsoft-SharePoint Products-SharePoint Foundation
   [ Guid]  {6FB7E0CD-52E7-47DD-997A-241563931FC2}
   EventID 7946
   Version 14
   Level 2
   Task 4
   Opcode 0
   Keywords 0x4000000000000000
  - TimeCreated

   [ SystemTime]  2010-01-19T03:11:34.425785100Z
   EventRecordID 20453
  - Correlation

   [ ActivityID]  {46AD085E-39C3-4F3C-92F5-3DF7E46B6E45}
  - Execution

   [ ProcessID]  5900
   [ ThreadID]  1296
   Channel Application

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