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Exchange Server 2003

Dear Experts,

we are having Exchange Server 2003 inshtalled on windows Server 2003 with the domain name as ABC.com, now the company wants to Create a new domain name ABC2.com.
Management want to keep old domain as it is, they wanted to configure Exchange mails should receive new ABC2.com domain.

keeping the existing domain ABC.com, how should i create the new ABC2.com domain so that new domain users should recieve emails via new ABC2.com domain.

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i should do the new exchange 2003 setup for new domain ABC2.com
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Alan HardistyCommented:
Just add the new domain to the existing Recipient Policy and make it the default domain and it will update all your existing email addresses (if they are updated via the Recipient Policy) and you should be sending out as the new domain.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/319188

Alan
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
I prefer Petri's instructions - but it's just another way of saying what Alan did.

http://www.petri.co.il/configure_exchange_2000_2003_to_receive_email_for_other_domains.htm
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KalluSureshKumarCommented:
I would like to help you with Step by Step guide , so that you can read and follow them confidently . Please read the following article and i am sure you wish is done:

http://www.intelliadmin.com/index.php/2007/08/add-a-new-email-domain-to-exchange-2003/



http://www.servolutions.com/support/config_exchange_2003.htm
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MsiiAuthor Commented:
but i want only selected users should send and recieve the emails from new domain. and also all the old mails should be availabe to the users in the New mail account.
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Alan HardistyCommented:
If you only want a handful of users to use the new domain name - just add the Domain to the Recipient Policy and don't make it the default, this will add the new domain to the users accounts, but not make it the default, then you can manually modify each user that you do want to use the new address by making the new domain default and unticking the Update the email addresses based on the recipient policy check box.
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KalluSureshKumarCommented:
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MsiiAuthor Commented:
thanks a lot 90 % is clear

but how could i configure SMTP in Exchange server with two domains.

Should i  just add another new domain with the old domain. or is there any other method
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Alan HardistyCommented:
The domains are handled as accepted domains by adding a new Recipient Policy and making Exchange Responsible for the domain.
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KalluSureshKumarCommented:
You dont need to configure SMTP on Exchange server. Only point the MX record of the new domain to the same IP of Old domain rest Exchange will take care.

So if i look for MX record for ABC .com or ABC2.com it should return me the same IP.
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MsiiAuthor Commented:
thanks, i will check and get back with update
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