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Forwarding SMTP through Sonicwall Soho3 Firewall

Posted on 2004-11-16
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Last Modified: 2013-11-16
We are going to be hosting our own email server in house. We don't have anymore public IP Addresses available so we are thinking about Pointing the MX record at the firewalls Public IP Address and then forward all smtp traffic to the email server. Is this the proper way to handle this or should forwarding be handled by the Router?
Question by:Djrobluv
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Housenet earned 375 total points
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I personally think the firewall is a good choice. I'm doing the same kind of thing myself.

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idyllicsys earned 375 total points
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That is typically the way to do it. Are you already doing one to one NAT on that server?

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