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Setting up SBS2011 with IAMW but with different email addresses

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Hi,

I am installing and configuring Small Business Server 2011 tomorrow.  Last time I did an install, it was SBS2003.  I have read as much as I can on what to expect but one thing worries me and I am hoping that someone can share their knowledge with me.

During the SBS2011, IAMW seems to require everyone to nominate a domain name to use to setup the company's public website and email addresses, etc.,  For various reasons, I want to leave the web hosting and email accounts on web hosting company's server (not self host).  

I want to setup SBS2011 to use 'POP3 Connector' to collect emails (user1@companydomain.com) from hosting company's email server and of course send emails with the same @companydomain.com email addresses.

This might be easy if users did not need to access their emails on the road.  I probably could have ignored IAMW setup.  Unfortunately, users are use to "Outlook Web Access" (OWA) on SBS2003 so OWA or Remote Web Workplace (RWW) needs to be setup.  For that, I already have another domain name registered (ie. staffuseonly.com).

So, if all goes well, I am hoping to achieve the following:

Users send and receive emails using @companydomain.com
Users can access RWW using remote.staffuseonly.com address
Do not want public website hosted on staffuseonly.com (this domain is 100% used by staff only)
Here is my game plan.  I will install SBS2011 Standard as a clean install (not migrate from 2003).  When I get to IAMW, I am planning to use staffuseonly.com address to setup.  That should take care of RWW but all the user email addresses will be using the wrong domain.

I am hoping their is a way to change the Exchange in SBS2011 to use @companydomain.com, can anyone please tell me how?

Can anyone see any issues I might bump into by setting it up this way?

It has been a little while since I setup SBS2003... my memory have failed me.  If POP3 Connector collects email messages, where can I set the Outgoing Email Server details so all the outgoing messages can be forwarded to the ISP email server?

Any assistance or heads-up will be very much appreciated.

Paul
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