IMF tab does not appear under the default smtp virtual server?

Posted on 2006-05-14
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Last Modified: 2012-05-05
G'day all,

I have recently installed Exchange SP2 on a testlab server to test SP2 and the IMF.  According to MS in this article: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/exchange/guides/IMFDeploy/f03c031b-82ae-4e13-b5f4-8553eb0358c1.mspx?mfr=true 
I should see a tab under the default smtp virtual server which allows me to enable/disable IMF on that virtual server.

Problem is, I don't have that tab.

I do have something under "Global Settings/Message Delivery" and that appears normal, but without the smtp tab, I think I will struggle to turn this feature on.

Does anyone have any suggestions for me please?  I want to get this thing perfect before putting it in to the production environment.

Thanks in advance...
Question by:camackay
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amaheshwari earned 2000 total points
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1.Expand the Administrative Group folder, then expand the Servers folder, then expand each server that will be configured with IMF.
2.Expand the server object and click to expand the Protocols folder. Expand the SMTP folder. Right-click the Default SMTP Virtual Server and choose Properties.
3.In the General tab click Advanced.
4.In the Advanced window, select the IP address setting line and then click Edit.
5.In the Identification window click to select the Apply Intelligent Message Filter checkbox. Click Ok.
6.Click Ok all the way out. Restart the SMTP Service.



Author Comment

ID: 16679098
Thanks for that.  I checked and what you say is there, but it's not the same as what MS have written in their link in my original post.  I wonder if it's the difference between the old IMF and the SP2 version?  I doubt it.

Regardless, IMF does not appear to be working and I wonder if it has something to do with what I am talking about here???

Author Comment

ID: 16680166
Thanks, you answered my question.  I found out that it now looks different than under V1.
I still can't get it to work properly, but some more book reading should fix that.

Thanks for your prompt reply.

Please feel free to share any other golden bits of info here if you get a moment.

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