E-mail integration (SharePoint Server 2010)
Published: May 12, 2010
After the initial installation of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010, you can configure incoming and outgoing e-mail. These additional settings are optional, but might be useful if you want to work with e-mail in the server farm.
This article describes how to configure incoming e-mail so that SharePoint sites accept and archive incoming e-mail. It also describes how to configure incoming e-mail so that SharePoint sites can archive e-mail discussions as they happen, save e-mailed documents, and show e-mailed meetings on site calendars. In addition, this article describes how to configure the SharePoint Directory Management Service to provide support for e-mail distribution list creation and management.
This article describes how to configure outgoing e-mail so that your Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) server sends e-mail alerts to site users and notifications to site administrators.