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Cannot receive external or internal email, however can send out external mail.  I just setup an addtional Back-end Exchange 2003 server.  The mailboxes on this server cannot send messages internally but can externally, what am i doing wrong?  I sent out a email to a gmail account but when i reply i get this

This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification.

Delivery to the following recipients failed.

      rpa@hamerica.com

Final-Recipient: rfc822;r***@america.com
Action: failed
Status: 5.0.0
X-Display-Name: RRRajn

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by:Sembee
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The number one reason for being able to receive email on a new second server is a smart host configured on the default SMTP virtual server. Make sure that you haven't got one set on there.
If there is, then replace it with an SMTP Connector.

Otherwise ensure that both servers can see each other, and telnet to each on the SMTP port:

telnet ip.ad.re.ss 25
telnet servername 25
telnet servername.domain.com 25

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by:rupspan
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I just checked i dont have a smart host configured and I  can telnet from both servers to each other.  
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by:rupspan
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do you think i need to create a routing group?
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by:Sembee
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Are the servers physically separated?
If not, then you don't need to create a routing group.

What does message tracking say? If you create a new account on the new server, what happens then?

Simon.
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by:rupspan
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I created an account on the new server with no problem?  Where do i check the message tracking?

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by:Sembee
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Message tracking needs to be enabled.

http://www.amset.info/exchange/message-tracking.asp

If new accounts work correctly, then there is a possibility that the domain isn't updating correctly when you move accounts.

Simon.
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by:rupspan
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Ok I tracked a message I sent to myself, it goes through queing the message and then says its has delivered message locally, but in the final step is say NDR report generated
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http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/exchange/guides/E2k3TransnRouting/e51be774-8251-448b-8917-df3861e4d539.mspx?mfr=true


check smtp verbs first.....when having problem sending specially internal emails....
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by:Vahik
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by:rupspan
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I checked the verbs and compared them to the  microsoft example they look fine with all valid responses
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by:rupspan
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Thanks for your help anyway..... here is problem, the server had Microsoft POP3 service running aswell as Exchange POP3 Service which caused a conflict.  I removed the e-mail service from the server and now works fine.


http://support.microsoft.com/kb/909546/en-us
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