I try to use outcoming smtp email service in sharepoint 2010 without install activie directory, but failed.
because, user has no email attribute without install active directory.
but after I install AD, the smtp service still not work, I had tried many appoach, but failed, the backgroud is I install sharepoint2010, sqlserver2008, active directory in one windows server 2008 machine.
SMTP service on Windows Server 2008, you must use Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 Manage. Make sure that you install IIS 6.0 Management tools in Server Manager. And make sure that on the service
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)set to automatic.
For this issue, you can reconfigured SMTP service and outgoing e-mail.
Below is an blog about “SharePoint 2010 – Outgoing mail configuration” you can try: