Microsoft FrontPage 2000 and Microsoft FrontPage 2002 support sending form results in
e-mail. To do this on Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS), you must
configure your form to send results to e-mail and configure the Microsoft FrontPage
Server Extensions to deliver the e-mail to an e-mail transport. This article
describes how to set up FrontPage 2000 and FrontPage 2002 forms for e-mail on IIS.
Define your form
- In FrontPage 2000 or in FrontPage 2002, open the page, right-click the form
(inside the dashed border), and then click Form Properties.
- In the E-mail Address box, type your e-mail address.
- Click OK.
- On the File menu, click Save.
Set up your e-mail transport
To send form results to an e-mail host, the FrontPage Server
Extensions require a Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) server. The FrontPage
Server Extensions do not support any other form of e-mail server software.
To send e-mail from IIS, configure the
FrontPage Server Extensions in the FrontPage Management Console on the Microsoft Windows
NT Server that is running IIS to deliver the mail to an e-mail transport. To do
this, follow these steps:
- In Microsoft Windows Explorer, open the Microsoft Management Console.
By default, this file is located in the following folder:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server
- In the Microsoft Management Console, expand FrontPage
- Right-click the folder that has your computer name, click Properties, and then click the Server Extensions tab.
- In the Options section, click Settings.
- In the Web server's mail address box, type
the e-mail address that you want to appear in the From line of e-mail messages sent by your form results
- Click OK two times.
- On the Console menu, click Exit.
If you use the Internet Service Manager (ISM) from the Microsoft Windows
NT 4.0 Option Pack to install the FrontPage Server Extensions, you must
configure your mail transport in the same Microsoft Management Console. To do
this, open the properties of the site, click the Server Extension
tab, and then follow steps 3 through 7 in the "Set up your e-mail transport" section.
For transport to work, you must use the same
interface (Microsoft Management Console) that you used to install the
Possible error messages
If the SMTP host is present when the form is created, but the
SMTP host is later removed (and the form has not changed since then), you
receive the following error message on a default page that is returned by the form when
the form is submitted:
Please report details to this site's webmaster.
Webmaster: Please see the
server's application event log for more details.
The following event
is logged in the application event log of the server that is running the
Event 160005 Bad response from
If e-mail is not configured when the form is created,
you receive the following error message from FrontPage 2000 or from FrontPage 2002 :
The FrontPage Server Extensions have not been configured to send e-mail. Please
direct your system administrator or Internet Service Provider to the
instructions in 'Setting Up Your E-mail Options on Windows' or 'Setting up
Email options on UNIX' in the Server Extensions Resource Kit.
you like to remove the e-mail recipient? (Yes or No)
If you choose
not to remove the e-mail recipient and the extensions are not configured
correctly when the form is filled out and submitted, the form is refreshed but
a background image (if previously present) does not appear, and the address
line in your browser is changed from this:
to one of the following:
This error occurs whenever you have a configuration issue
with any dynamic run-time components in FrontPage 2000 and in FrontPage 2002.
form is configured to save results to a file or to send e-mail at the same time
and the FrontPage Server Extensions are not configured to handle e-mail, a
0-byte file is created. It does not contain any data, you do not receive an error
message, and the mail is not sent.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to find the FrontPage 2000 Server Extensions Resource Kit (SERK)