2 Exchange Servers, 2 Locations, 1 Domain, Can't send mail from member server

I have 2 Exchange 2003 Servers connected via VPN.  The Master server is able to send mail throught the internet but the member server is not.  How do I route the member servers mail  to the master server to send the mail out.   This was taking place on another serverhere but we have retired the old original AD unit and there were no settings that stood out such as routing or connectors that would have had to been made.  Any help is greatly appreciated.
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1) try to ping the master server from member server with IP & FQDN if it successfull then follow the step (2)
2) Open exhange system manger on member server > expand member under server folder > expand  protocols > expand smtp and go to properties of default SMTP VS > go to delivery tab click on advance > under smart host add the FQDN of the master server and do iisreset from cmd if it is not a cluster and if it is a cluster restart SMTP service
after that all the mail will flow from member server to master server and then to internet
toadmanAuthor Commented:
Thank you for your quick response.  I did follow the instructions; however,I can ping both directions using the FQDN or IP Address for each server site.  The email is flowing internally between the 2 servers but  the internet email isstill  not leaving the member server / remote site yet.  Just for clarification in the Default SMTP VS Properties under the Delivery Tab / Advanced the settings are such:
Max Hop: 30
Masquerade Domain: BLANK
FQDN: mail.companyname.com
Smart Host: mail.companyname.local (Master Server FQDN on internal network)
Enable DNS Reverse lookup has been left blank.
Restarted Information Store and after a while as a precaution restartd SMTP.  The Queue is still locked up on the Member Server. I also restarted these services on the Master Service but still haven't had any luck.
I would be greatful for any further ideas or suggestions, Tnak you!  
Hello there,

Have you checked the mail sitting in the queue? How are they stamped? Can you freeze the queue and compare the differences of a mail coming from member server vs Master server? If you can send mail to the accounts and then see the internet bound mail sitting in a queue then you may have a relay restriction issue. Does it generate NDR to the sender? You need to check the properties of the SMTP server (on the master) and also the connector to see if the IP address and/or server name ( of the meber) is allowed to send and/or relay through it.
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Can you also verified that both SMTP VS have their own computer name (both should not be same)?
On the member server tried to do telnet to internet domain and check wether member server can communicate to internet for SMTP?
Can you check the queue status and also additional information at the bottom.
toadmanAuthor Commented:
Checked mail sitting in Queue, not sure what you mean by stamped but they are recylcling to attempt delivery.  I can freeze the queue, however there is nothing pending in the master server because it sends the mail out right away.  The member server is holding its outbound queue to internet mail only, not internal Exchange mail.  As far as incoming the entire organization is receiving Internet mail through the master server so no problems there.  As far as relay restrictions the master server only allows access to the IP Networks of both sites, i.e.: (Master Site), The Member site has no relay restrictions enabled (Member Site).  The sender eventually gets an NDR which simply states "Could not deliver the messae in the time specified. Please rety or contac you administrator. <mail.companyname.com #4.4.7>"  The only other setting I see that is set up is SMTP VS/Access/Connection Control/ Only list below which shows the entire 8 and the DNS providers IP.

Both SMPT VS have their own distinct name and computer name on the domain.   I am UNABLE to connect to an internet server via telnet port 25 from the Member server but I am able to do so using the Master server to the same internet mail server.  The consistant message in Addtional queue information is "The remote server did not respond to a connection attempt."

Again, Can't thank you enough for scratchin your heads on this.
toadmanAuthor Commented:
Point of clarrification...
As far as relay restrictions the master server only allows access to the IP Networks of both sites, i.e.: (Master Site) and (Member Site).   The Member site has no relay restrictions enabled.
toadmanAuthor Commented:
The answer to this quandry in our particular case has to do with removing the member server from the Routing Groups/First Routing Group/Connectors/SMB SMTP  connector Properties, In the local Bridgeheads both the Master Server and the Member Server were listed.
Thanks againg for all the help and ideas.

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