Exchange 2007 on 2008 Server

Posted on 2008-11-08
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I just installed Exchange Server 2007 onto Windows 2008 Server, all seems good, except I cant telnet into it from another PC on the same Network. I can send email from it, and I can send email from it to itself, but I cant Telnet into it on Port 25.
Question by:NWCCSteve
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    Accepted Solution

    Try running the following to confirm that port 25 is listening:  netstat -a | find "LISTENING"

    Assuming it is have you got a firewall enabled?  If so have you added the necessary exceptions?
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    Expert Comment

    Are there any policies in your setup that restrict Telnet, check that PC does not have any AV that might be blocking port 25 or else Firewall rules
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    Expert Comment

    Did you install the 'Telent Server' under features? Also make sure you have the ports open as lamaslany stated - the firewall in Server 2008 is much more robust then the one in Server 2003.
    I hope this helps. Good luck.
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    Expert Comment

    You shouldn't need the Telnet Server feature installed as you are connecting to the SMTP service rather than a telnet server.  

    Author Closing Comment

    Ran the command and found my Trend Micro had blocked port 25, opened up that port, now all is good.


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