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Setting up a mailserver in a VMware

For demo purposes you sometimes need to setup a mailserver within an VMware session. Here is how you do it with ArGoSoft mail server. ( http://www.argosoft.com)

Step 1: Download and do a NNF install of the ArGoSoft mail server.

Step 2: Goto Tools > Options image

On the local domains tab image add the name of your VMware server. Leave the rest to default.

Step 3: Goto Tools > Users and add one or more users:

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Step 4: Set up an Outlook Express account:

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On the General tab:

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On the servers tab:

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Create a test mail to check it:

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Till Next Time

John Minkjan is a senior BI-consultant and OBIEE Product Expert at Ciber in the Netherlands, the text of this article is also published on his personal blog http://obiee101.blogspot.com/

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