1 domain, 2 exchange servers, 2 smtp addresses

Posted on 2011-04-20
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Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Hi all,

Before I start, this is all under by the customers decision and they've gone against our recommendations...

The customer has 2 sites, site A and site B

1 domain - example.com and 1 smtp address - user@example.com

Site A has 1 file server, 1 ad server, 1 terminal server
Site B has 1 exchange server, 1 file server, 1 ad server and 1 terminal server

Site A is pointed to site B over a VPN for exchange.

The customer now wants for site A to have it's own exchange server and have the smtp address example1.com but still be under the main domain.

I have installed the new exchange server at A and set it up and added the new smtp address example1.com, got the records pointed to their public IP and port forwarded smtp to their new exchange server.

When I log onto their terminal server at site A with a new test account and attempt to run the initial setup of Outlook to connect to the new exchange server, it will not resolve my test account.

Any ideas? any advise would be appreciated.

Thanks for your help.
Question by:Bruce Skinner
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by:Kruno Džoić
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In what relationship are AD servers ( domain and sub-domain, two forest with trust... )

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by:Bruce Skinner
ID: 35431950
They're the same ad forest
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by:Bruce Skinner
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So it's not possible then?
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Kruno Džoić earned 2000 total points
ID: 35432032
It's not possible,

"You can host several SMTP domains and you can also make sure that users from
one SMTP domain can see the users from other SMTP domains and that is what
you would like to do."


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by:Bruce Skinner
ID: 35432183
Thanks for your help

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