Gracias Rich!! You are (always) DA MAAANN!! I do have a big question for
you that I have been struggling with for awhile and no one has a clue.
Maybe you do? I have an EXCH2K server with domain:
I have an outside hoster providing email for:
(do not ask, long story!).
Anyway, when we send email to:
it obviously does not send it outside to the proper hosting service. It
keeps it internal because it sees "mydomain.com" on it and thinks it is
internal. Any help here would be appreciated...especially if you have
Now THIS is a challenge!!
> >Currently, we have one SMTP virtual server with one domain:
> >However, we acquired 4 more companies and want to have certain lists as
> >it is because we have mail relay turned on right now. Is this the right
> >to do this? Somewhere I read that multiple SMTP virtual servers is a
> >idea, especially if we are moving to OWA with a FE/BE server config
> >a firewall. Any suggestions? Sorry for the newbie questions!!
> All that's needed is to have those additional domain in a recipient
> policy. The LDAP filter on the policy can be left empty if you want to
> assign the addresses to the mailboxes yourself, or you can construct a
> filter that uses a property with a unique value to selectively apply
> the policy (e.g. use the "Company" property).
> Multiple SMTP virtual servers aren't necessary, and more than one SMTP
> Connector isn't needed is all your outbound mail is handled in the
> same way.
> Multiple HTTP Virtual Servers are necessary only if the people that
> use OWA don't have a common domain name in their SMTp addresses. If
> everyone has the "company.com" domain (even as a secondary SMTP proxy
> address) then only one HTTP VS is required.
> Rich Matheisen
> MCSE+I, Exchange MVP
> MS Exchange FAQ at http://www.swinc.com/resource/exch_faq.htm