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Forward external email's to ISP smtp server. Exchange 2003 SBE

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Hello,

I have an exchange SBE 2003 organisation, where i am trying to setup SMTP connector to forward outside domains to my ISP.  If i look at the SMTP connector queue's it the email's just seem to build up and don't get passed.  Am I missing a setting?  It used to work with SBE 2000.

Daniel
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Check your DNS settings and make sure that your exchange server can resolve the external domains.
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I did a nslookup mail.myisp.com and it is able to resolve.

Daniel
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Did you defined the  Smart host in your SMTP connector as the ISP SMTP server ?

try sending the mail using Telnet.

What NDR are you getting ?

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Ah Fixed,

I re-created the smtp connector, used the directions you have provided, rebooted server and it worked.

Thanks.
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