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Getting Exchange going..

jomille asked
Last Modified: 2010-03-06
Ok, I have recently set up a SBS 2003 server and am running a smaller intranet off it.  Now I would like to get Exchange usable with it.  I know that it comes pre-configured on SBS 2003 and as I add users and everything they are assigned an e-mail address and such.  My e-mail address would be Jesse@myserver.local (for example).  I have simply tried sending and receiving e-mail from that account through Outlook and the Outlook Web Access that is provided on my intranet but it always comes back with "The e-mail address could not be found".  Im not too keen with setting Exchange up yet so any suggestions or suggested website would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks..
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Any more help with this issue?..These sites did not really give me any help.  Again my problem is that I can send e-mails to other accounts on the server it works fine but I cant send or recieve e-mail from the outside.  My e-mail addresss is Jesse@myserver.local (for example).  Should I simply be able to send e-mail to that address from another e-mail address outside the server or does it have to have a different ending such as .com or something else?
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Yes Sir,
You are right your Domain has to be Publically recognised.
Also, you need to make sure that you have a Smart Host/SMTP Server that has the ability to send out Mails.
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"You are right your Domain has to be Publically recognised."

What is this referring to? That I can use my address with .local ending or it has to be .com ending?

Also, doesnt Exchange already have to capabilities to be a Smart Host/SMTP Server?

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