Test Mail Server Tool User's Manual

Installation | Running | Options | Viewing received mail


To install Test Mail Server Tool click on Test Mail Server Tool download link and select "Run".

If you're using Windows XP with Service Pack 2 installed, the following message may appear:

Security warning
The publisher could not be verified. Are you sure you want to run this software?

Click on Run button to continue.

The Setup Wizard appears. Follow instructions onscreen.

After the wizard completes, two icons will appear on your Desktop: "Test Mail Server Tool" and "Test Mail Server Tool User's Manual"

Desktop icons


Double-click on "Test Mail Server Tool" icon on your Desktop.

On Windows XP with Service Pack 2, the following message may appear:

Windows security alert
To help protect your computer, Windows Firewall has blocked some features of this program.

Click on Unblock button.

Program icon will appear in taskbar notification area.

Taskbar notification area

Check icon tool tip. If status is Stopped, other program may listen on SMTP port. If the status is Running, everything is OK.


Double click on Test Mail Server Tool icon on the Taskbar notification area. The Options dialog will appear.

Options Dialog

Finally, click on OK button to save changes and close the dialog, or on Cancel button to close the dialog without saving changes.

Viewing Recevied Mail

Each received mail will open automatically with a mail viewer if the Open received e-mails option is set. Each message is stored in a separate file in the folder you specified in a Path to store received mail edit box.

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