Inbound routing for newly added second exchange server ( single site)

I recently addded a second exchange server to the organization and inbound routing does not work. The mail sits in the queue of the server configured as master in the routing group.

Outbound mail work just fine from the newly added server.

jrobertsceipDirector, Information TechnologyAsked:
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inbarasanCommented:
Check whether both the servers are in Same rounting group. If not create a routing connector between the two servers. If it is in same routing group then whitelist the Master server IP in Second server
SembeeCommented:
Are these servers in the same physical site?
Anything between them?
DO you have a smart host configured on the SMTP VS of the original server?
Can you telnet to port 25 of the other server using all three combinations:

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

Simon.
jrobertsceipDirector, Information TechnologyAuthor Commented:
Are these servers in the same physical site? This was in the heading of the question.

Anything between them? No

DO you have a smart host configured on the SMTP VS of the original server?
Yes. On the master, which is point to our anti-virus\spam provider.

Can you telnet to port 25 of the other server using all three combinations:
Yes
jrobertsceipDirector, Information TechnologyAuthor Commented:
In bound is still failing a just sitting on the master server's queue.
SembeeCommented:
The Smarthost on the SMTP virtual server has got to come out. You cannot have a smarthost in that location with multiple servers. The smart host in that location overrides what Exchange finds for itself and sends all email - regardless of the destination - to the smart host. This will also cause problems with replication of the free/busy information, offline address books and other public and system folders.

You need to replace it with an SMTP Connector.
http://www.amset.info/exchange/smtp-connector.asp

Site can mean different things in Exchange/AD - that is why I asked PHYSICAL site.

Simon.

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