JSI Tip 5506. When you try to start the SMTP Virtual Server, it does not respond or start?

In the Internet Information Server Management Console, you see that the SMTP Virtual Server is NOT started. When you try to start it manually, you eventually receive:

The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion.

This problem is symptomatic of missing or corrupted registry entries. To resolve the problem:

1. Copy / Paste the following to a ClientProtocols.reg file:



2. Merge the ClientProtocols.reg file with your registry.

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