Configuring Exchange Server 2003
Posted on 2006-06-23
I have a Windows 2003 server running Exchange 2003 behind a firewall. I want to configure it to handle all of our internal email as well as POP3 and SMTP for external email. We currently have about 75 email accounts hosted by our ISP and our DNS records. We are going to change our DNS hosting to something like EasyDNS to manage our own records. Exchange has been installed and the virtual default POP3, SMTP, IMAP4, HTTP, and NNTP have all been started. I would like to make sure I have covered all my bases and have not missed any steps.
- After hours I am going to setup our MX records on EasyDNS to point to the public IP of our router and then forward the necessary ports
- After setting up virtual POP3 and SMTP, SMTP address were added to each user reflecting our internal domain firstname.lastname@example.org which of course is incorrect
- I setup a new Zone on our internal DNS, Server 2003 DC, representing our public domain, ie. engineering.com I then setup a Host(a) record form "mail" pointing to the internal IP of our Exchange server
-I then removed the SMTP @domain.local from the domain policy and ran the Internet Mail Wizard and created SMTP addresses for all the users, email@example.com
- I know need to figure out a way to import 75 pst files corresponding to each user
Does this sound correct so far?
Thanks in advance.