Solved

How do I redirect email domain name from pop3 to exchange server

Posted on 2007-12-03
6
276 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-24
Hi,
This may sound like a dumb question, but it's the first time i've encountered this. I have a new client who is using tds for their ISP. They have a domain name setup that is autoforwarding any email from that domain name to a tds.net email address. They now want to setup their own Small Business server and host the email from the exchange server portion of SBS. I believe that i need to have the ISP (TDS) setup an MX record change to point to the public (outside) ip address of the sbs server-- is that correct? or does the domain name hosting company have to do that?
0
Comment
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
6 Comments
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:lcit
ID: 20397734
You are correct.  Whoever manages their DNS will have to make the change.
0
 
LVL 104

Expert Comment

by:Sembee
ID: 20397930
To be clear - it is whoever looks after the domain. That may or may not be the ISP. You may also get some resistance from the ISP to make the change, or they will tell you that you cannot do that.

You will need a static IP address as well.

Whoever looks after the domain basically has to do two things

1. Create an A record to point to your static IP address. This could be a record of mail, therefore making mail.domain.com

2. Change the MX records of the domain to use mail.domain.com

I usually suggest a 48 hour gap between the two to allow for replication time.

http://www.amset.info/exchange/dnsconfig.asp

Simon.
0
 
LVL 74

Expert Comment

by:Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy
ID: 20400078
Take a look at http://sbsurl.com/pop2smtp for a detailed how-to.

Jeff
TechSoEasy
0
Report: Liquid Web beats Amazon, Rackspace & More

A study by performance analyst firm Cloud Spectator finds that Liquid Web beats rivals Amazon, Rackspace and DigitalOcean when it comes to website and cloud application performance.

 

Author Comment

by:williamstechnologygroup
ID: 20403680
Hi Jeff,
The link you gave me is not valid...
Not Found: Forum Not Found
The forum you requested does not exist.
0
 
LVL 74

Accepted Solution

by:
Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy earned 125 total points
ID: 20408675
I fixed the link... it will work now.

Jeff
TechSoEasy
0
 

Author Comment

by:williamstechnologygroup
ID: 20415973
Awesome, thanks, I will be implementing this on Friday.. let you know how it goes...
0

Featured Post

Free learning courses: Active Directory Deep Dive

Get a firm grasp on your IT environment when you learn Active Directory best practices with Veeam! Watch all, or choose any amount, of this three-part webinar series to improve your skills. From the basics to virtualization and backup, we got you covered.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In this article, I am going to show you how to simulate a multi-site Lab environment on a single Hyper-V host. I use this method successfully in my own lab to simulate three fully routed global AD Sites on a Windows 10 Hyper-V host.
MS Outlook is a world-class email client application that is mainly used for e-communication globally.  In this article, we will discuss the basic idea about MS Outlook, its advanced features, and types of MS Outlook File formats.
Here's a very brief overview of the methods PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg) offers for monitoring bandwidth, to help you decide which methods you´d like to investigate in more detail.  The methods are covered in more detail in o…
This video demonstrates how to sync Microsoft Exchange Public Folders with smartphones using CodeTwo Exchange Sync and Exchange ActiveSync. To learn more about CodeTwo Exchange Sync and download the free trial, go to: http://www.codetwo.com/excha…

734 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question