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How to find how the exchangeserver is configured

Posted on 2011-02-20
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Hi.
I have a strange question. I have taking ower a company network from a earlier it-company. The problem is that ther is very bad dokumentation and i am gona move all exchangeadresses from recieving them to exchange to a webhotell. The customer whants this type of move, becaus they travel allot around the world and the exchangeserver is giving som problems and i agree to move this. They have 3 different maildomanins and 2 of them is on a hotell today. They are using the exchangeserver to use as a backup still. Now to the question.

How can a find the settings for the mailaccount so i can move the funktion from recieving the mail direktly by the server and move it to a webhotell.?
The 2 other addresses is syncing direktly via the webhotell and then a exchangeaccount is syncing it when they is in the network.

/Jonas
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Hi thanks for fast answer. It is a SBS 2008 with exchange 2007. I am gona look at the tool.
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Don't install on same server. Install it on remote machine. Like ur desktop and run it against ur exchange server
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by:Vservice
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I just getting stastistics about the exchange but not witch mailboxes are in use? Am i doing it wrong?
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I mean. How can the server recieve and send mail without the pop3 connector not configured? That is a mystery?
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Right click on the message and check the header information. It will tell you, from where it is routing. Or you can check it from Exchange tracking logs.
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Okej. What i can se it´s going trough a "mail.domain.se" when i recieve a mail from that user from that adress. And that is forwarded trough a webhotells dns forward. MX and a mailforward is done to theirs external ip-adress.
So....at the webhotell at the domain, the mail that is send to that domanin, then is forwarded to the exchangeserver. If i change the mx and dns to the webhotell, and move the mail to that webhotell it should work. Is i getting it right?
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I am expert on Exchange only, I suggest you to check with webhotell vendor. Doing changes in MX/DNS record will bring down everything down for current users. Please check with Vendor also.
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Thanks for the help. Now i can go forward with the problem with tools and headers.
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