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Temporarily remove a smarthost in Exchange 2003

Posted on 2011-10-12
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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
We use we based spam filtering service for inbound and outbound mail service. How do I temporarily remove the smarthost so outbound mail goes directly out from our IP?

I will probably need to use it again in a few days.
Question by:Tony Giangreco
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Rajith Enchiparambil earned 2000 total points
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In ESM, navigate to the Routing groups -> Connectors -> SMTP connector, take the properties and towards the middle of the "general" tab, select the first option (use dns for routing).

Restart SMTP service
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The Smart Host can be set in an SMTP connector (in the Connectors area as Rajith listed) or in the Default Virtual SMTP server (in the Protocols area inside of ESM) also.  If it is set on the Default Virtual SMTP Connector, the Properties, Last Tab, Advanced button.  There is a smart host setting that you can clear out.


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