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I have an Echange 2007 setup in my lab. I have no MX record for the Exchange org but I want to add an Edge server. I know how to install and configure it. My question is how to test it? What is the best way to simulate mail flow and test filtering?

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Hello granpa_simpson,

In bound mail simulation is more likely to be straightforward than outbound mail testing.

Inbound:
http://www.msexchange.org/articles_tutorials/exchange-server-2007/management-administration/exchange-pickup-folder.html

http://www.yuki-onna.co.uk/email/smtp.html

Outbound

Since this is only a test i would consider using the edge server for an address space such as gmail/hotmail/sometest domain so you can play with it:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb124011(EXCHG.80).aspx

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JimboEfx
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