Solved

Exchange 2010 Edge Transport Server

Posted on 2011-02-27
11
1,000 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I am setting up an exchange 2010 edge transport service on a workgroup computer, outside of the local domain.

Setting up inbound email doesn't seem to be an issue. I am having trouble with the outbound emails relaying. I set up the send connector from the transport service on the exchange servers, but it says unable to relay. I set up the connectors with the right port, and authentication on the edge transport service, but no go. Any ideas on how to troubleshoot?

I have always used a hardware solutoin (cisco spam routers) which takes minutes to set up to get working but wanted to give 2010 a try for being the outbound mail service.

Thanks,
0
Comment
Question by:gcastong
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 6
  • 5
11 Comments
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:Akhater
ID: 34991970
You should subscribe yor edge server to you excahnge organization

http://araihan.wordpress.com/2009/11/16/exchange-server-2010-edge-transport-role/
0
 

Author Comment

by:gcastong
ID: 34992156
I completed that process, noted a full syncronization success. Added the DNS entries, local host entries as well, created an xml send connector info file, and imported it. All seems good.

Howeer, the SMTP Replay In Active Directory Site to Edge Transport Server (on the hub transport server) is in a continual retry status with messages in the queue.

Any idea how to troubleshoot the retry error on the hub transport server?
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:Akhater
ID: 34992209
You mean outbound emails are stuck in the queues of your hub?

On your edge server ypu should have 2 connectors, edit the internal one and changethe authentication to allow exchange authenication
0
Space-Age Communications Transitions to DevOps

ViaSat, a global provider of satellite and wireless communications, securely connects businesses, governments, and organizations to the Internet. Learn how ViaSat’s Network Solutions Engineer, drove the transition from a traditional network support to a DevOps-centric model.

 

Author Comment

by:gcastong
ID: 34992525
Inside emails moving to the edge transport server, are stuck in SMTP replay In Active Directory Site to Edge Transport queue - can't authenticate to the edge transport server. The allow exchange authentication is checked.

0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:Akhater
ID: 34992822
yes that's exactly the error I am talkign about

On the edge server -> EMC -> Receive Connector -> Internal Mail Servers -> Authentication -> TLS and Exchange Authentication should be chekced
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:Akhater
ID: 34992823
if that doesn't help give me the exact error in the queues please
0
 

Author Comment

by:gcastong
ID: 34996848
451 5.7.3.  SMTP replay In Active Directory to Edge Transport queue "Can't authenticate to Exchange Server."

The TLS and Exchange Authentication is checked.
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:Akhater
ID: 34997229
isn't it "451 5.7.3 Cannot achieve Exchange Server authentication." ???
0
 

Author Comment

by:gcastong
ID: 34999744
Correct.
0
 
LVL 49

Accepted Solution

by:
Akhater earned 500 total points
ID: 35001388
how many IPs your edge server has ? only one ?

can you share screenshots on the config of the internal and external receive connector
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:gcastong
ID: 35043784
Thanks for all your input - will get back to you on further diagnostics - removed edge subscription as it was cuasing odd issues with mail delivery internal. Will revisit install another time. Cheers
0

Featured Post

SharePoint Admin?

Enable Your Employees To Focus On The Core With Intuitive Onscreen Guidance That is With You At The Moment of Need.

Question has a verified solution.

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

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.
Scam emails are a huge burden for many businesses. Spotting one is not always easy. Follow our tips to identify if an email you receive is a scam.
To show how to generate a certificate request in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.:  First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Servers >> Certificates…
Exchange organizations may use the Journaling Agent of the Transport Service to archive messages going through Exchange. However, if the Transport Service is integrated with some email content management application (such as an antispam), the admini…

726 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