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Creating MX Records for a second domain

Posted on 2010-11-08
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I currently have an MX record setup for our email.  

Hostname     Record       Address
@                  MX             mail.aptchicago.com
mail                A               72.xx.xx.xx

I want to add @aptmilwaukee.com to point to the same static IP address.

Is this possible?

Exchange 2008
SBS 2008
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by:woolnoir
ID: 34088107
Yes - just add a MX record on the new domain name to point at the same IP address - make the changes within exchange configuration (adding the new domains in there too) and everything will work.
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by:bkeating13
ID: 34088159
I have everything working internally.  

Would the new MX record look this?

Hostname     Record       Address
@                  MX             mail.aptmilwaukee.com
mail                A               72.xx.xx.xx

or this?

Hostname     Record       Address
@                  MX             mail.aptchicago.com
mail                A               72.xx.xx.xx

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woolnoir earned 2000 total points
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you have two domains

aptchicago.com

and

aptmilwaukee.com

the first domain  (aptmilwaukee.com) would be

Hostname     Record       Address
@                  MX             mail.aptmilwaukee.com
mail                A               72.xx.xx.xx

the second  (aptchicago.com) would be

Hostname     Record       Address
@                  MX             mail.aptchicago.com
mail                A               72.xx.xx.xx




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by:bkeating13
ID: 34094088
Keep getting the following error.

Your message did not reach some or all of the intended recipients.

      Subject:      Test
      Sent:      11/9/2010 9:40 AM

The following recipient(s) cannot be reached:

      bkeating@aptmilwaukee.com on 11/9/2010 9:40 AM
            There was a SMTP communication problem with the recipient's email server.  Please contact your system administrator.
            <co-qdcdc1.qdatausa.local #5.5.0 smtp;550 Relay not allowed>
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by:woolnoir
ID: 34094326
Thet means that you dont have your internal side configured correctly... you need to configure exchange to accept mail for the new domain.

What version of exchange do you have ?
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by:bkeating13
ID: 34094385
Exchange 2007, SBS 2008.

I followed the sets in your second post.
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by:woolnoir
ID: 34094764
The message you posted above, how did you generate it, a test email from outlook to the other domain ?
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by:bkeating13
ID: 34094855
It's working now.  The problem was a spam filter called mail washer.  I added the domain to mail washer and it's working now.  Thanks for the help.
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