Microsoft KB Archive/102107
Article ID: 102107
Article Last Modified on 10/30/2006
- Microsoft Mail Gateway to SMTP 3.0
This article was previously published under Q102107
When a connection begins for the Microsoft Mail Gateway to SMTP, the first thing that occurs is a greeting exchange between the TCP/IP host and the SMTP gateway computer. RFC 822 specifies that these greeting replies include host names. However, the SMTP gateway does not include the host names in its greeting replies. Most hosts ignore this particular piece of the 822 RFC.
When communicating with an IBM VM host running IBM VM SMTP V2R2, an error may occur because IBM VM requires that the host name be included. As a result, the gateway log file, SMTPGATE.LOG, will record the following error message:
Microsoft has confirmed this to be problem in version 3.0 of Microsoft Mail Gateway to SMTP. This problem was corrected in version 3.0.1 of SMTPGATE.EXE. If you do not have version 3.0.1 (or later), you can obtain the latest version from the Microsoft Software Library (MSL). Download SMTPGW.EXE (S14223), a self-extracting file, from any of the following services:
- Microsoft's World Wide Web Site on the Internet
On the www.microsoft.com home page, click the Support icon.
Click Knowledge Base, and select the product.
Enter kbfile SMTPGW.EXE, and click GO!
Open the article, and click the button to download the file.
- Internet (anonymous FTP)
Change to the Softlib/Mslfiles folder.
- The Microsoft Network
On the Edit menu, click Go To, and then click Other Location.
Double-click the MS Software Library icon.
Find the appropriate product area.
Locate and Download SMTPGW.EXE.
For additional information about downloading, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services
The following is an example of what happens when you connect to the IBM VM host with a telnet session on port 25:
Additional query words: 3.00