exchange server questions

Posted on 2009-05-17
Last Modified: 2012-05-07
please answer the belwo

1...mail few s/w h/w mail relay options

2..Smart Host?how 2 configure it

3..routing groups and when yu use then

4..routing groups..when and why u use them

Question by:madhurikv
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sorry angell i will not be posting again...but please dont delete for now...i need to find answers to these q's ASAP..please please
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Expert Comment

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Your first question is a bit confusing.. please cleaify it..

2. Smarthost is something where in you want all the mails from your exchange server to be routed to it..
exchange server--> Smarthost --> Internet
it can a Spam filter or some organization like Postini who would scan your outbound mails before they are send to internet -->remote domain

- if you want to set a smarthost on exchange 2003..
   create a smtp connector and there put in the smart host IP OR FQDN on it..
- if its exchange 2007, then go to properties of send connector and add the smarthost there on it..

3. routing group connectors are used when there are multiple AG and and more than 1 exchange servers.. mail flow between them will heppen through the RGC


hope that answers all your questions

Author Comment

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What is MAIL RELAY in exchange server.WHat are h/w and s/w mail relay options
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Expert Comment

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Mail relay would be ... you are granting some application to use your exchange to send mails out..
those applications do not have the ability to send mails by their own.. so thy use exchange

hardware would be some complete server which uses your exchange server to relay out or send mails to an external domain...
software relay would be some application installed on the excange server who would relay out using your exchange server...
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Suraj earned 500 total points
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Hope that answers all your questions ;-)


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