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Exchange 2007 SP1 Setup and Configuration

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I have successfully installed Exchange 2007 on a windows 2008 Platform......now I need to configure it so i can make it work. Any suggestions or help on this.....example how to configure DNS etc....

Thank you all in advance.
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1. Send connector, how the SMTP will be send out from the organization; via DNS Mx Lookup or via a Smart Host (SMTP gateway).

2. Is that require to enable OWA Outlook Web Access so that users can access email via Web interface.

Actually there is more then 2 that need to be configure but is highly depend on your organization.

Is that use for testing or production.
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Thanks for the quick response cavinlim...

DNS Mx or SmartHost? Not sure wich one.... Whats the difference? Also I want to be able to access email via Web interface as well so which direction would i go?

Thanks
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For your email, is your exchange server will send the email to internet directly or it will forward to other server before send out?

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Sorry for the dumb questions...

But why would email be forwarded to other server before sending out...what would be a an example of this?

Dumb question i know...sorry cavin you have to put up with me..hehe
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Example, you need to let the Mail Server know the email will follow which road to send out...

via Road 1 where is use highway directly (direct to internet) or
via small road and turn into highway (where email will send to another server and send out to internet).
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Hi,
You question is pretty huge and vague..
Here are things to do:
This is what you need to follow to setup your Exchange Server.
  • I would also recommend since you are new to it that you follow Webcast: 24 Hours of Exchange Server 2007 by Harold Wong. Search for it on Google, you will get it on top.
  • Also, try out Virtual Labs for Exchange 2007 (free):: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/bb499043.aspx
Cheers
Nitin
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