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Exchange on SBS Server 2003R2, GoDaddy Domain Hosting

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Hi;

I am attempting to set up Exchange on my SBS 2003R2 server.  After running the CEIWC I can send email fine from the test Exchange account.  But I cannot recieve mail.

When i go to DNSreport or DNSstuff I'm basically told that my A records and MX records don't exist and that there is no reverse DNS entry for my A record  and that the root servers are not sending "Glue".

On the GoDaddy site at the total DNS control panel I have configurations as follows:

A record:
Host Name: @
Points to IP Address:  MY Wan IP; which resolves the the Private IP of the SBS server through NAT.
TTL: 1 Week

MX record:
Priority: 10
Host Name: @
Enter Goes To Address: mail.mydomain.org
TTL: 1 Week

On the Sonicwall I have opened the appropriate ports for SMTP and POP3 as well as setting up A Reverse DNS LOOKUP entry for SMTP.

Now I just changed these setting for GoDaddy a little while ago so I know it takes DNS time to propagate.  But in the meantime I am trying to figure out what I am doing wrong.  Please Help.

Thanks.
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