>I am an NT Administrator for a small LAN (120 workstations). Recently we
>change from Lotus Notes to Exchange Server 5.5. Our management wants
>everyone to be able to send messages to each other within our LAN.
How the users are connected doesn't define whether or not they'll be
able to send or receive messages. You'll have redefine what it is you
want to do without using connectivity as a criterion.
>some people also must be able to send messages throughout the enterprise
I assume that you're NOT using this to refer to the Exchange
Quote:> about 100 NT Domains connected via WAN-no trust relationships)
Which means that the "other" users do not have mailboxes in your
Exchange organization if you have only a single Exchange site. Each
Exchange mailbox must have a "Primary Windows NT Account" assigned to
it. In order to assign that account there must be a NT Domain trust.
Quote:>and to the
>internet. I'm almost certain this can be accomplished with Exchange but I
>don't know how.
Installing the IMS (Internet Mail Connector) will allow you to send
and receive SMTP messages. Use the admin program's "File | New other>
| Internet Mail Service..." menu to start the installation wizard.
Quote:>Until now, if I give someone an account on the Exchange server they can
>send/receive to everyone.
Quote:>I also know that you can restrict account. You can
>say that a certain account can't receive mail from certain adressess but I
>feel there must be a better solution to this.
You can use the "Delivery Restrictions" tab on the mailbox to assign
those restrictions, but they apply ONLY to Exchange addresses, not to
Quote:>Your thoughts are welcome,
I'm sorry, but I'm really not at all clear about what you're trying to
MCSE, Exchange MVP
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