Exchange 2010 Installation

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I have installed Exchange 2010 and I want to configure Send Connector, Receive Connector for send mail to Outside Domain and receive mail from Outside Domain.

Kindly tell me how to configure this things.
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do you have Edge server in your environment? or you will be using Hub server directly for internet emails?


I have installed Exchange server 2010 on single PC and I don't have Edge server, I am using Hub server directly for internet emails
ok, Please follow that article link which I posted in previous comment. let me know if you need more help on this
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I have configured  Send Connector, Receive Connector using below link but when i am send email to outside domain all emails stuck in queue viewer (Internal emails are working fine)
did you configure any Smart host on the connector? or you using DNS for routing? if DNS, do nslookup and see if your hub server is resolving

put it as

set q=mx

paste result here.. also.. in queue viewer, on the extreme right if you scroll, you will see status reason, please paste screenshot here.



DNS request timed out.
    timeout was 2 seconds.
Default Server:  UnKnown
Address:  ::1

> set q=mx
Server:  UnKnown
Address:  ::1

DNS request timed out.
    timeout was 2 seconds.
*** Request to UnKnown timed-out

Queue Viewer :-

Identity: Exchange\10\12
Subject: RE: Test Mail
Internet Message ID: <2326395A60E05B46B7A82DE4F5BE664CA3B23B@Exchange.test.local>
From Address:
Status: Ready
Size (KB): 5
Message Source Name: FromLocal
Source IP:
SCL: -1
Date Received: 24-05-2012 13:17:37
Expiration Time: 26-05-2012 13:17:37
Last Error:
Queue ID: Exchange\10
pls configure a DNS Server in your NIC Cards ip setting. and see if it goes good. you might put a Internet DNS server if your hub server is internet facing

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