This howto describes how to administer hMailServer remotely. Computer A is the computer where hMailServer should be running, and Computer B is the computer you want to administer hMailServer from. Both computers are in the same Windows domain. Remote administration is made using DCOM.
Install hMailServer as normal.
You need to allow the DCOM connection through the firewall. For Windows Firewall the process is:-
You need to have hMailServer Administrator installed, and the hMailServer COM library must be registered. Since there is no installation that does only this, you have to install a full hMailServer installation and then disable the hMailServer service. To install hMailServer, follow these steps:
Next, you need to tell Windows that when you're running hMailServer Administrator, you want to administer the hMailServer installation running on Computer A. This is done by modifying the settings for the hMailServer COM object on Computer B.