Enabling PolicyServer to relay SMS and Email Delivery

This function only works for PolicyServer installed on Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2.

  1. Log on to the Windows server.
  2. Open Server Manager.
  3. Go to Features > Add Features.
  4. Mark SMTP Server.

    The Add role services and features required for SMTP Server window appears.

  5. Click Add Required Role Services.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Click Next again.
  8. Click Install.

    The Web Server IIS and SMTP Server installs.

  9. Click Close.
  10. Go to Start > Administrative Tools > Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 Manager.

    IIS 6.0 Manager opens.

  11. Expand ServerName (local device).
  12. Right-click [SMTP Virtual Server #1] and click Properties.

    Mark Enable logging for future troubleshooting.

  13. Go to Access > Connection... and select Only the list below, and then click Add....
  14. In the IP address field, specify, then click OK.

    Repeat to specify all IP addresses on local server

  15. Click OK.
  16. Go to Delivery > Advanced... and specify the Masquerade domain in the following format: psproxy.<domain>.<com/org>.
  17. Click OK twice to close the SMTP Virtual Server #1 Properties window.
  18. Go to Enterprise Policies > PolicyServer > PDA > Email.
  19. Open SMTP ServerName, specify, then click Apply.

Configuring Advanced Premise

For best results, create a Sender Policy Framework (SPF) DNS entry. To create an SPF record in other DNS Servers (BIND), consult the vendor documentation.

  1. On a Windows DNS Server, open DNS Management Console.
  2. Right-click the forward lookup zone for the domain, and select Other New Records.
  3. Scroll down and select TEXT (TXT).
  4. Leave Record Name blank, and specify:

    v=spf1 ip4:<external_PolicyServer_IP_address> -all

  5. Click OK.