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Experience with FOPE (Forefront Online Protection for Exchange).

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Does anyone have experience setting up or using Forefront Online Protection for Exchange with or without a dynamic IP address?

Does 1 user with 1 mailbox that has three domains and three aliases really just count as one user?

Thank you
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by:Glen Knight
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In what respect?

If you only have one Exchange Mailbox then it's only one Exchange mailbox regardless of how many email addresses/aliases they have.
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That's great. Have you ever set it up?
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yes I have it running on my FTMG server.
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by:AustinComputerLabs
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You have some serious credentials!

Is their anything tricky in setting it up?
The location in mind, does not have a static IP.
Do they give you a range of IP addresses to use for the receive and send connectors in Exchange?
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Are you adding it to Forefront or on it's own?
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Their is an Exchange 2007 server on Server 2008. I want to use ForeFront to filter the mail and then send the mail to the Exchange server.
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OOooh, wait, you said ONLINE....sorry
Completely misread your question.

OK, in that case if you have a dynamic IP address you are going to have problems unless you have signed up for a service that updates your hostname based on your existing IP address?
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Yes, it is the online service and I do have a me@dns4me.com redirector setup.
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So you think it will be pretty straight forward to implement?
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I don't see any reason why not, if you have signed up for a dynamic redirect then you should be fine.

With the online version you can get a free 14 day trial (I think) so you can try it and make sure it works before you commit to anything,
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Thank you.
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Anytime ;)
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See here for the 30 day trial: https://provisioning.messaging.microsoft.com/Trial.aspx

And you will find the userguide here on technet: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff715254.aspx
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