Some E-mail messages not coming through

I recently got rid of an SBS and put in Exchange 2003 Standard.  Everything appears to be working normally except for two issues.

1) I have a linux server that e-mails me daily logs (logwatch).  The automatic messages are not coming through. I can track the logwatch e-mail message all the way from the Linux, through my Barracuda (which stores a copy of the e-mail that I can read), and into the Exchange server.  The Message Tracking Center in the Exchange server says that the message has been delivered to my mailbox store.  I never get the automatic messages.  The wierd thing is if I manually run logwatch on the Linux and force it to send me an e-mail right away, then I will get the message in my Outlook.  I have no rules or filtering set, and the Exchange spam filter thing is turned off.  What am I missing?

2)  For some reason, whenever I create a user, I have to manually change the e-mail address from user@domain.local to, and then go into the list of e-mail addresses and add user@domain.local.  If I don't, outside e-mails won't come in.  I pretty much just followed the wizard when I setup the Exchange, so I'm hoping I just did some stupid noob mistake.  Any help?
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You have problem with Recipient policy
Go to Exchange System Manager
First Organization->Recipients->Recipients policies->Default Policy->properties->E-mail adresses (policy) add You can set it by default to force exchange to send from those addresses rather than @domain.local

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Regarding 2)

You can set this up in the Recipient policy in Exchange and change the default. It will then prompt you as to whether you want to apply the new policy to all users. I would suggest clicking no, because if you have any special settings for some users/mailboxes these will be replaced by the username @

You can also use %g and %s for wild cards eg. will make firstname.surname the default email address or will give John Smith an email
judas2158Author Commented:
Thanks for the help, the solution worked quite well.  I think I'll ask part 1 as a seperate new question.
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