Exchange 2007: Implementation while SMTP accounts are still running.

MightyMikey
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When implementing exchange 2007 as a replacement for plain smtp/pop accounts, is there a way to keep both email accounts running?

Could I setup two MX records with the same priority; one pointing to the exchange server and the other pointing to the SMTP/POP server so that they both reiceve the email.

The goal is to not have email down time, and buy enough time to roll out the new accounts and migrate all email pst's to the exchange accounts.

Please advise,
Mike
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MX records do not work in that way.
The email will go to one or the other.
If you want to maintain both sites then you need to share the SMTP address space.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb676395.aspx

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