Solved

Intranet E-mail

Posted on 2002-05-29
4
425 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-04
I am looking to setup exchange 2000 for testing purposes to only include email among the PCs I have set up.  non are connected to the internet. I have set it up as a full functional E-mail with connection to the outside.  How is it configured for intranet mail only? I'm still wanting email to be handled by an ISP, but inhouse to be by my Exchange server.

What other cost effective way to acheive inter-office email (using Microsoft Product) without the expense of exchange?

Thanks,

Joseph
0
Comment
Question by:sjs
4 Comments
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:steinmto
ID: 7043635
You could use something like ArGoSoft Mail Server http://www.argosoft.com/applications/mailserver/ as it is free.  I have not used it but it looks easy to setup and you could use outlook or outlook express at the desktops.
Even the more expensive versions are cheap.  There is not any cheap microsoft email solutions that I have found.  Microsoft used to inclued a pop3 service with iis but the have not done that for a long time.  

Tom
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:jpmarten
ID: 7044558
Exchange 2000 and Exchange 5.5 both have POP3 and IMAP4 access by DEFAULT.

Outlook Web Access is installed by default in Exchange 2000 also.
0
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
bluezoo7 earned 50 total points
ID: 7045587
A simple way to keep the Exchange server on the local intranet only is to take away its default gateway under network settings. Note this will only work if you are on a single subnet. This will prevent outgoing mail to the Internet but may produce a lot of NDRs.

Otherwise, you will can disable the SMTP virtual server.

Also, you can set up a filter to allow only mail from your domain TO your domain be allowed.

You can probably find some free- or shareware products on the Internet for basic POP and SMTP services for local use only.
0
 

Expert Comment

by:jbsmithox
ID: 7048693
Smtp is also configured by default.  So you will have to take the default gateway.  As soon as yout put a default gatewat in it will try to send external messages outside through the gateway. But it won't receive external email until you redirect the mx records for your domain to your server.  So basically all you ned to do is make sure it is not sending out.  
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
calendar sharing only working in OWA But not in outlook -in Exchange Server 2010  environment 2 24
Exchange SP3 Upgrade 3 27
SPF, EXCHANGE 1 31
exchane, activesync 4 18
Learn to move / copy / export exchange contacts to iPhone without using any software. Also see the issues in configuration of exchange with iPhone to migrate contacts.
Scam emails are a huge burden for many businesses. Spotting one is not always easy. Follow our tips to identify if an email you receive is a scam.
In this video we show how to create a User Mailbox in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Recipients >> Mailb…
how to add IIS SMTP to handle application/Scanner relays into office 365.

792 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question