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Windows Free Email Server -MailEnable Installation and Configuration

MailEnable is the software I installed on my lab environment DC server, which has been used to testing other system's email function. It is free, integrated well with AD, Web Login/Web Admin supported, smtp/pop supported. No complaints to this software for its functionality.

Here I posts some configuration tips my own notes. In case I forgot some settings during re-installation.





Installation Steps

https://www.mailenable.com/standard_edition.asp

Standard Edition is free, and can be download on its website, without registration or any other information.

standard1030.exe is about 52MB.

Double click to start installation. Click next, next , and five minutes , it will be done.



Integrate AD

1 Launch MainEnable Admin program from Windows programs -> Mail Enable -> MailEnable

2 Enable Windows Integration

Right Click messaging Manager -> Properties -> Security -> Enable Integrated Authentication


3 Enable Authentication against Active Directory


Make sure check Authenticate against Active Directory and Automatically create mailbox if successful login and one doesn't exist.


4 Enable Web Admin




Launch Web Sites

1 Web User Login - http://localhost/MeWebMail



2 Web Admin Log in
Username is postmaster
Password is the one you set during install MailEnable.





















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