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Adding another domain

Posted on 2006-10-30
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We are currently using Exchange Server 5.5 for our own mail at xyz.com

We currently purchased a smaller company and would like to host their mail on our exchange server since we have the infrastructure, spam filter backup etc.

Aside from the MX records that need to be changed to point to our mail server what do I need to do in Exchange to recieve mail for the new domain newcompany.com

Thanks
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by:rakeshmiglani
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under IMS there is routing. you need to add this new domain name there as inbound

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/exchange/55/plan/inims.mspx
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by:Bekster
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OK that seems to be all that is needed in order to receive the mail .  What steps are needed if I want to seperate the receipents from xyz.com and have then in a different recipients comtainer
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by:Bekster
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I see the option for adding a new recipients container - how will exchange know that this container is for newcompany.com? i dont see any settings
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by:rakeshmiglani
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create a new container and then you can create your new recipients in this newly container. you cannot move them once they have been created.
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by:Bekster
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i created a new container but it has defaulted the email address to @xyz.com
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by:rakeshmiglani
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the email address that is configured under Site Addressing is used to stamp newly created users.
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How to Configure Exchange with Secondary SMTP Addresses
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/174351/en-us
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by:Bekster
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yes i found out exchange 5.5 can only have one.  so new users i setup for newcompany.com will have @!xyz.com as default and i will have to change manually

thanks for help
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