Re: help major problem

From: Karl Levinson [x y] mvp (
Date: 01/12/03

From: "Karl Levinson [x y] mvp" <>
Date: Sat, 11 Jan 2003 19:25:35 -0500

Sounds like you need to configure the SMTP service to allow the SQL server
to send or relay mail. I'm not an expert at the SMTP service but am
confident this is described at and possibly easier
to find by first looking at [if it's there]

"concern" <> wrote in message
> I have a sql server that is using IIS to send email to
> users in our domain. I am getting the following message
> when IIS smtp service tried to send email from a user on
> our exchange server to a user on our exchange server.
> Message delivery to the remote domain '' failed.
> The error message is 'An SMTP protocol error occurred.
> '. The SMTP verb which caused the error is 'RCPT'. The
> response from the remote server is '550 5.7.1 Unable to
> relay for
> '.
> has anyone seen this before. Also, this user can send
> email to addresses outside of my domain with no problems.
> I am using exchange 5.5 with service pack 4.

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