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How do i find my companies smtp exchange address

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This probably will sound pretty silly, but I need to find out what my companies smtp address is. without it , I am unable to get alerts from my backup jobs, whether they are failing or succeeding. This embedded picture below is what I am referring to:

current smtp setting:

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I can handle the From and to areas, but the SMTP Server setting is from a company with have severed ties with.

I went to MX lookup Records and typed in bgcmc.org (public knowledge)  and received this information:

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is there a way to glean what my organization smtp is from this mx supertool?
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by:pony10us
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The primary SMTP address is 204.232.236.136 and the secondary (lower priority-20- for fallback) is 204.232.236.137.  

Why not just use the FQDN?
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by:BLACK THANOS
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I am going to sound really stupid because I am not getting your reference to the  fully qualified domain name unless you are talking about what I see in active directory users and computers:

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or the DNS name:

or dom-bgcmc-01

or bgcmc.org

or bgcmc.corp

for my personal mail at home , I have an incoming mail.comcast.net

and and outgoing smtp.comcast.net

This is what I am looking for, but you seem to be pointing me in a different direction.

Please clarify and advise. Forgive me for my ignorance.
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by:BLACK THANOS
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Which would be my fqdn?
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I can telnet to port 25 (SMTP) on server66.appriver.com so that should be the answer to the FQDN.  

BGCMC.ORG - DNS Information
IP Address 64.173.189.120 ~ Whois - Trace Route - RBL Check
 
Domain Name Servers ns52.domaincontrol.com   208.109.255.26
ns51.domaincontrol.com   216.69.185.26
 
Mail Exchange server67.appriver.com   204.232.236.137
server66.appriver.com   204.232.236.136
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by:BLACK THANOS
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I just found out that 204.232,236.136 is our spam filter provider, but was able to get our smtp fqdn. Thank you pony10us. You were most thorough.
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Thank you
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Glad you got it worked out.
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