SmarterMail and SmarterStats are packaged with a default Web server that is provided for testing and configuration purposes. It is not recommended to use the default Web server for a production environment. Instead, SmarterTools recommends using IIS in conjunction with these products.
However, if you are running DotNetPanel, you will need to create a Web site in IIS before disabling the default Web server. For more information, refer to the Running as an IIS Site section of the SmarterStats Online Help.
Applies to All Versions of SmarterStats
Once you have created the website in IIS, you will need to configure DotNetPanel to reference the IIS site you created by following these steps:
- In DotNetPanel (DNP) go to Server
- Click on Statistics
- Find the line SmarterStats Web Services URL: default is http://127.0.0.1:9999/services
- Edit the line to be http://XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX/services (where XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX is the IP of the SmarterStats website.)
NOTE: You will need to reconfigure DotNetPanel to access the above IIS websites before your disable the default Web servers.
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