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customer is unable to recive email to host.  I can send but not recive

Posted on 2007-10-02
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Last Modified: 2010-03-06
Customer has one email address setup on server and is unable to receive email.  MX records are being sent to the server.
Question by:katana221
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Is there a router or firewall between internet and the server?

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ID: 20003006
You must redirect port 25 TCP from router outside (WAN) to server's LAN IP .
This is sometimes called NAT (Network address translation).
If you don't do this, the router or firewall will retain all mails triyng to go inside the LAN
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what is the setup?  is it standalone outlook?
what's the error message when trying to send?
(if its "blah..rejected..."  then tick "my out going server requires authentiation") which in the email accounts setup

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