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I added a second Exchange server and users sending email to the 5 users migrated people are just queuing

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I have a Server 2000/exchange 2000 setup and I created another Server 2000/exchange 2000 to move to new hardware. I have migrated 5 of 80 users. When users on the old box send email to any of the 5 users on the new box the just sit in the queue on the original exchange system
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check for any smart host settings on the old server in  ESM-smtp VS-properties-delivery advanced
have you done the telnet test from the server to see if it works
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Standard tests first.

Can the two servers see each other?

telnet to port 25 of the other server.

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

Anything installed on the other server, such as AV software? If so, check that it hasn't got port 25 blocking or "internet email protection" enabled.

When the messages are in the queue, what reason does the queue say for the messages being there?

Ensure that there is no smart host set on the SMTP virtual server. If you need to use a smart host, set it via an SMTP Connector.

Can users on the new server email people on the old server? Email people outside?

Have you replicated the public and system folders to the new server?
Finally, how did you move the users? Move Mailbox Wizard or some other way?

Simon.

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servers see each other
telnet back and forth
messages in the queue just say queued
no smart hosts
old server can't email new - new server can email to the old and outside email
Where do I check on the system folder replication - where do I find the tab
I move the 5 users in active directory with the wizard
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This one is on us!
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