Solved

Send connector exchange 2007 on sbs2008

Posted on 2010-09-15
14
563 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
I have set up a send connetor on excahge 2007 but i am not able to send external mail is there anything else i need to setup to get this to work?
0
Comment
Question by:qvs5010
14 Comments
 
LVL 74

Expert Comment

by:Glen Knight
ID: 33680802
You use the wizards in the SBS Console, there should be no reason to manually create a send connector.

specifically the connect to the internet, setup your internet address and configure a smart host
 
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:smartsid
ID: 33680874
How are you sending mail to Internet ? Are you using any smart host ?

 
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:Coast-IT
ID: 33680900
Demazter is right (as usual),  no need to set up your first send connector, however if you require extra send connectors follow this link ;
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa998814%28EXCHG.80%29.aspx
0
Is Your AD Toolbox Looking More Like a Toybox?

Managing Active Directory can get complicated.  Often, the native tools for managing AD are just not up to the task.  The largest Active Directory installations in the world have relied on one tool to manage their day-to-day administration tasks: Hyena. Start your trial today.

 

Author Comment

by:qvs5010
ID: 33680996
When i run the wizard i get the error message the internet send connctor for Exchange server is missing ,and when i run the fix my network wizard it doesnt pick up the problem
0
 
LVL 74

Expert Comment

by:Glen Knight
ID: 33681008
Can you post a screenshot of the error message?
0
 

Author Comment

by:qvs5010
ID: 33681601
I have managed to run the wizard. and the connector is now enabled but i am stil not able to send external mail?
0
 
LVL 74

Accepted Solution

by:
Glen Knight earned 500 total points
ID: 33681645
Are you setup to use a smarthost or DNS?

Do you have an ISP that blocks port 25?

Can you telnet to my SMTP service on outgoing.gkvirtualdomain.co.uk...?

0
 

Author Comment

by:qvs5010
ID: 33682064
I am set up to use a smarthost should i try use DNS(how do i set this up?) there is no block on port 25
0
 
LVL 74

Expert Comment

by:Glen Knight
ID: 33682094
can you telnet on port 25 to the smarthost you have specified?
0
 

Author Comment

by:qvs5010
ID: 33682131
I think there might be a problem with the smarthost how do i set up to use dns?
0
 
LVL 74

Expert Comment

by:Glen Knight
ID: 33682149
just edit the Send Connector in the Exchange Management Console under Organisation configuration > Hub transport.

You will also need to ensure you have a rDNS (PTR) record configured otherwise some mail systems will reject your email.
0
 

Author Comment

by:qvs5010
ID: 33682250
do i need to restart after makeing these changes?
0
 
LVL 74

Expert Comment

by:Glen Knight
ID: 33682258
no, there should be no reason to restart.
You might need to restart the Microsoft Exchange Transport Service
0
 

Author Comment

by:qvs5010
ID: 33682367
I have set protocol logging level to verbose and entered my FQDN mai.mydomain.com added address space "*"  but no luck
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Follow this checklist to learn more about the 15 things you should never include in an email signature from personal quotes, animated gifs and out-of-date marketing content.
Learn to move / copy / export exchange contacts to iPhone without using any software. Also see the issues in configuration of exchange with iPhone to migrate contacts.
This video shows how to quickly and easily add an email signature for all users on Exchange 2016. The resulting signature is applied on a server level by Exchange Online. The email signature template has been downloaded from: www.mail-signatures…
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…

770 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question