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Sharepoint 3.0 email configuration

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I want to enable email alerts on my Sharepoint 3.0 installation. I can enter the smtp and email information in the configuration of the outgoing email settings option in the central console but I am getting a 403 error message after I select ok. 

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I have tried changing authentication for the sharepoint console and web site in the iis 7.0 manager with no success. I can ping the smtp server by ip and fqdn. This server is linked to another server running sql.

The server running sharepoint is server 2008 64bit with all updates. The server also contains our intranet web site on port 80. The sharepoint application uses port 81 and a randomly generated port for the sharpoint central manager console. All application pools look like they are started.


1 event log that may matter

Insufficient SQL database permissions for user ' in database 'SharePoint_Config' on SQL Server instance 'xxx'. Additional error information from SQL Server is included below.

EXECUTE permission denied on object 'proc_getNewObjects', database 'SharePoint_Config', schem

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