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User can't send or receive emails but all services are running

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Exchange 2003 SP2 on a Windows 2003 SP1

Users can open their mailbox - they can send a message externally, but the message never arrives.
I can send a message to my mailbox from yahoo.com, but I never receive it

Port 25 is open

IS are up and running

Relaying is set as the default.

messages do show up in the queue, but just go away....
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by:poweruser32
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enable message tracking -find out where they are going -can you send email internally?
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I can't even receive emails internally.
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by:poweruser32
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what is your recipient policy in system manager saying -is it the correct address
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SMTP addresses are correct....

I turned Message Tracking on - sent a message from Outlook and I see it....it states SMTP Store Driver: Message Submitted from Store
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are all your services up and running?
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yes all services are up and running
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by:cjtraman
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use www.dnsstuff.com to verify the existance of MX record for your mail domain. Check if you have DNS configured properly internally.
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I could wait any longer - I'm not talking about you, but I was itching myself to get this up and running - I havent had email in 2 days.

I formatted the machine (after extracting the data) and redid everything.....

everything is working perfectly.
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