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How to route e-mail out through a TLS secure connector

Posted on 2011-03-09
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I have added a second connector to Exchange 2003 with TLS secure encryption, SSL certificate etc... This connector now receives mail on the second IP address from a client wanting to only communicate via a secure channel.

I now need to know how to get all emails for one @domain.co.uk to be sent using the secure connector rather that the normal un-secured one used for everything.
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by:GundogTrainer
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Within system manager, within the routing groups. Open the properties for the SMTP connector.
If you wanted all the email for experts-exchange.com to use this connector you would specify "experts-exchange.com" in the address Space tab and set the cost to be lower than the default for example 1.
The internal routing calculation will always route to the lowest available cost.
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by:andrew_2706
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Thanks for this, I see what you're saying but cannot find where abouts to add the entries in System Manager. There are four top tree levels, Global Settings, Recipients, Administrative Groups and Tools. I can't see Routing under any of these. Unless you mean under Protocols, where the SMTP and then my two connectors are. But then when I open the SMTP connector properties I only have General, Access, Messages and Delivery. Again, none of these appear to show 'address space' !
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by:andrew_2706
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I have just noticed that there is a separate tree element titled connectors, this has a GFI Faxmaker connector which does indeed have address space entries in it, but not in the SMTP connector I have created under Protocols>SMTP does the one I have which appears to have incoming email and certificate working need moving perhaps? I hope not!
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Administrative groups, <your site name>, Routing Groups, Connectors,
Your TLS connector and normal connector should be listed here.
I would expect your standard connector Address space tab to have something like
type    address   cost
SMTP    *             20

you should edit the TLS connector to be something like:
type    address      cost
SMTP  yahoo.com  1

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by:andrew_2706
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There's nothing in there except for a GFI Faxmaker connector, I'm just going to create two new ones and hope it doesnt cause any problems! Thanks.
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by:andrew_2706
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I think it's up and working, it just wont send to the place I'm trying to send to but I suspect that may be something at their end. The mere fact that when I remove their domain from the address space in the second connector using TLS it sends the mail I guess it is trying properly.
Thanks.
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