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I have over 1000 smtp connectors on my front-end exchange server

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Why do I have over 1000 smtp connectors on my front end server? Yesterday I only had the one I have always had.

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by:Darksied9
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Are they valid, or junk connectors?  Basically if they are duplicates of the primary I would try stopping the exchange services on the FrontEnd and then restart.  If that does not work, try recalculating the message routing.
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by:cyberleo2000
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They wer valid yesteray. Our routing settings were switched to DNS yesterday so a conenctor was created for each seppratae domain we emailed but they were switched back today. Shouldn;t Exchange delete the other connectors and keep just one, or do I have to delete them manually?
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exchange 2003 will keep smtp connectors it creates under DNS for 2 days before removing them. THanks
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closing question because I figured it out
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