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Forward to external Send Connector if unrecognized recipient if found

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Hi all

I have an exchange 2007 mail server setup. I have two send connector one which goes to my external smart host and one which goes to an smtp server in my Lotus Notes setup.

I would like to know a way either using transport rules or something to do the following: When a user on my exchange server (comapany.com)  trys to send an email to a recepient on the same domain (company.com) and they user does not exist or is unrecognized, instead of the email bouncing I want it to be sent out via the Lotus Notes connector to route.

Is this possible. I hope this makes sense, if you need to know more about my setup please do ask.

Many thank

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Not sure that Exchange can handle this automatically with the rules.

Maybe someone else has a better understanding of the 2007 version

Can't you set up some ind of aliases, so that all the Notes stuff, gets sent directly to the Domino server immediately ?

I hope this helps !

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I just re-read and relized that while the asnwer is basiclaly correct, it is slightly off, because I was describing 2003, not 2007.  However, as I said, the same basic ideas apply, except that instead of calling them non-athoritative domains, you have an internal relay domain, and your hub transports are configured for a Send Connector refering to the Domino server relay host, instead of an SMTP connector.

Note that MS claims that Send Connector must be configured as "Internet" not "internal<" even though you are routing to an internal DOmino server voa the hub transport, and not an outside server and not via the edge transport.

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