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Is there way to delay all mail to a certain recipient until after hours?

For purposes of compliance, all incoming and outgoing messages are sent to a 3rd party achiver.  But obviously this doubles the amount of e-mail bandwidth utilization we put on our T1, which is overworked as it is.  Is there a way to delay the sending of those message to the 3rd party archiver, until after hours?  This is regarding an exch 2000 server by the way.  Thanks.
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SembeeCommented:
SMTP Connector will do that.
Simply configure an SMTP connector for that third party domain only and then configure the delivery times.

Simon.
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QuiteSupersonicAuthor Commented:
Simon, you rock.  I'm not at the office now.  Will try this in a few hours, so I will keep the question open for now in case i have any questions during the actual process, but will then promptly award you the points.  You've helped me so many times over the months!  I sincerely appreciate it and thank you.
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QuiteSupersonicAuthor Commented:
I tried to set up the SMTP connector but when i put in the rather lengthy and complex domain name of the third party e-mail address xxxx.xxxx@domain.domain.com i get "the specified smtp domain is not valid."  The way it works currently is that a contact was created and journaling was turned on for the mailbox store.  The journaling option was then pointed at the contact, which contained the above address.  Any ideas?  Thanks.
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QuiteSupersonicAuthor Commented:
The only thing i can think of is that the e-mail field is looking for a simple xxxxxx@domain.com.  True?
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SembeeCommented:
You cannot restrict it to a specific email address. SMTP connectors are domain only. So you will need to restrict it to @domain.com

Simon.
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QuiteSupersonicAuthor Commented:
ok so now i have two connectors from that exchange server.  One to the internet, and one setup for the archiver.  Because i specified a particular domain for the archiver, the other all domain (*) connector will know not to send messages the sprint.com domain?
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SembeeCommented:
You need to ensure that the cost on the SMTP connector with the * is higher than the one with the specific domain. * matches all domains, so you need to have the cost for the * space higher than the other one.

Simon.
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QuiteSupersonicAuthor Commented:
ok so i will make the * = 2 and the sprint.com = 1, correct?
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SembeeCommented:
Yes.

Simon.
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QuiteSupersonicAuthor Commented:
So if it works correctly, the messages to the sprint.com address should be in a queue somewhere.  Will each connector have its own queue?  And i would like to test this all out.  So if i send an e-mail to a fictitious account at sprint, it should be in some queue till delivery time correct?  But which queue will it be in?  Thanks!
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SembeeCommented:
The connector will have its own queue, named after the connector.
Therefore you should see one queue with all of the email messages that are going to use the connector.

Simon.
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