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Subscription Setting Service, Sandboxed Code Service, Web Application, Workflow Timer, and
SharePoint Foundation Search. Most of them have been started automatically, configured with a
local system account.
IT SAYS STARTED BUT REALLY IT’S STOPPED...
You might notice on the Services On Server screen that the Incoming Email service appears to have
been started, but that is actually a bug introduced in this version of SharePoint—the Incoming
Email service has to be configured by an administrator in order to start, and we haven’t done that
yet. As part of this bug, SharePoint is also unable to know whether the Outgoing Email service is
configured. Regardless of this oversight in the interface, both services do work after you configure
them to work. See the “Post-installation Configuration Tasks” section of this chapter to see how to
set up incoming email to actually work.
Ideally, sometime after this topic publishes, Microsoft will make a hotix or service pack available
to ix these issues. Until then, don’t be caught off guard by the misinformation in the Services
On Server page.
What you may not be able to see in black and white is that all the services except Incoming
Email and Workflow Timer display in dark gray. The two exceptions are blue, showing that they
are links that can be clicked. This is because those two services have additional settings that can
If you click Workflow Timer Service in the Services list, it will take you to the Workflow
Timer Settings page (Figure 2.54).