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I just install win2k server, but for whaever reason my domain name looks like this: mydomain.local. How can I get rid of that .local for email I want it to look like this: user@mydomain.com

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Julio
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Is this a new domain or an upgrade from NT4?  If this is new re-install 2k and when you do dcpromo.exe create the correct domain (mydomain.com).  You could also just install Exchange and create a policy that makes all mail addresses @mydomain.com instead of @mydomain.local.  This process varies a little by Exchange version though.
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mydomain.local is for your internal domain, which should not be accessible from the Internet. mydomain.com would be used if that server would be accessible from the Internet. If you implement Exchange to obtain mail etc, then it would access the mail server you use to collect mail, and mail would still go to user@mydomain.com.

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I agree!
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Hi, dew_associates

Thank you so much for taking the time and replying to my question. I apologize for taking so long. You answer help me a lot.

Thank You,
juraima
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Glad I could help!
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