Simple Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP)

 

Windows XP Pro x64

Default Description

Transports electronic mail across the network.

Additional Information

This feature is not installed by default, but if needed, you may install it later off the Windows XP CD by heading to under Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs > Add/Remove Windows Components > Select “Internet Information Services (IIS)” > Details button > Check “SMTP Service”. This service supports the use of a local (outbound) E-Mail server.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2
XP Pro x64 ? ? Not Installed

Service Names

Service Name (registry): SMTPSVC
Display Name: Simple Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP)

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\WINDOWS\system32\inetsrv\inetinfo.exe

Log On As

Account: Local System Account

Dependencies

What service Simple Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP) needs to function properly:

What other service require Simple Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP) to function properly:

  • None

Windows XP

Default Description

Transports electronic mail across the network.

Additional Information

This feature is not available on Windows XP Home or installed by default, but if needed, you may install it later off the Windows XP CD by heading to under Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs > Add/Remove Windows Components > Select “Internet Information Services (IIS)” > Details button > Check “SMTP Service”. This service supports the use of a local (outbound) E-Mail server.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2 SP3
XP Home Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
XP MCE 2005 Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
XP Pro Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
XP Tablet PC 2005 Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): SMTPSVC
Display Name: Simple Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP)

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\WINDOWS\system32\inetsrv\inetinfo.exe

Log On As

Account: Local System Account

Dependencies

What service Simple Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP) needs to function properly:

What other service require Simple Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP) to function properly:

  • None (M, P, T)

Additional Reading

None at this time.