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Does the Domain name have to match the email address name on sbs 2008?

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I have an existing server where the domain name is the same as the email address but on the new server, I made it different so as not to confuse anything. Will I still be able to create email addresses on the exchange side that match the old email addresses?
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Nope.
As long as the domain name doesn't clash with someone else (use a .local for example) it does not have to.

As for email addresses, taht is just a matter of ensuring that the domain is in the Accepted Domains list, but the wizards will take care of that for you.

Simon.
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I dont quite follow. The old server name was smithandsmith.local and the email addresses were smithandsmith.com for example.

The new server is smith.local but I need the email addresses to be smithandsmith.com. Can this be done?
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Yes, you just need to run the wizard and when it asks for your email domain you enter the SMTP domain.

The word "Domain" has two contexts and mean different things. A WINDOWS domain and an SMTP/EMAIL domain can be named the same, but do not have to be and it is perfectly possible for them to be different - many actually recommend that.

Simon.
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