How to force Exchange to send FQDN in HELO command

I know that Exchange, by design, does not send the fully qualified doamin name in the HELO command. Is there a way to force it to send the FQDN??

I am running Exchange 2003 on Windows Server 2003 SBS.

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If you open up exchnage system manager and go to:
smtp virtual server properties
delivery tab
you can add a FQDN

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Yes.  Just open up Exchange System Manager and expand Servers then expand yourservername and then protocols and smtp.  Right-click the "Default SMTP Virtual Server" and click on Properties.  Now click on the "delivery" tab and then click the "Advanced" button at the bottom.

You will now see the "Full Qualified Domain Name" section.  This is what appears in the HELO statement.  Simply edit it to your preferred FQDN
beat you to it lol
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TeleswitchAuthor Commented:
Thank you Gearge and Wayne. Thats what I needed I edit that, but just wondered if there was another step to it.
if you are forwarding smtp from the internet through a firewal to your exchange server you couls ask your isp to register against your external IP. just be carfull about email relaying, everyone scans for smtp ports.
george - I used too many words!
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