Exchange sending interoffice emails to smarthost

Hope this is an easy one.  We have a fairly simple setup - 1 domain, 1 Exchange 2010 server.  Our internal domain let's call ourdomain.com.  Our email addresses however are all @mail-ourdomain.com.  So when one internal user emails another internal user, its sent through the smarthost.  This causes a delay and occasionally an interoffice email caught by our ISP's spam filter.  What do I need to change on the Exchange 2010 server so it knows its responsible for @mail-ourdomain.com instead of just ourdomain.com?
pcservneAsked:
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Simon Butler (Sembee)ConsultantCommented:
You should have the domain listed in the Accepted Domains list.
Is it listed? If so, which option is it set to?

Simon.
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pcservneAuthor Commented:
Yes, both ourdomain.com and mail-ourdomain.com are listed.  For mail-ourdomain.com, the settings are:  Type-Internal Relay and Default-True.  Should it be Authoritative?

ourdomain.com is set to Authoritative and False.

Thanks,
Brian
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Simon Butler (Sembee)ConsultantCommented:
If you don't have any external mailboxes outside of Exchange then it should be authoritive.
Then Exchange treats it all as internal only.

Simon.
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