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exchange 2010 TLS and Spam Soap smarthost

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Greetings,

TLS is enabled on my send connector (I believe that is by default). The send connector goes to our smart host (spam soap). I have the option to enable TLS on the smart host.

We are now required to implement TLS with a firm we work with. They use opportunistic and stated that we could do the same. When I run tests from checktls.com and mxtoolbox, I see that TLS is enabled on my end.

I guess my questions are

- Do these test results simply mean that I am able to use TLS, but it is not fully configured? Or is it fully functional so-to-speak?

-Does anyone know if I need to configure anything else, on spam soap or my 2010 server, for the emails from our server to the other firm to use TLS? I have not heard back from the other firm yet to test and spam soap sent me a link to a FAQ with no info regarding my question. I would like to be ready on my end when they are.

Thanks for any help
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your tests from the internet confirm that TLS is enabled and functional.  Opportunistic is the way to go.  As long as their TLS is setup, both servers should negotiate.
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thanks aindelicato. I guess I will just have to wait on them to confirm now.
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I see this in a header from one message sent from them to me yesterday. Does it mean TLS was used to transmit the message? Also, is .local on my servers a problem?

Thanks again


Received: from myexchangeserver.domain.local (192.168.35.5) by
 myexchangeserver2.domain.local (192.168.35.15) with Microsoft SMTP Server (TLS)
 id 14.3.123.3; Tue, 7 Jan 2014 11:43:04 -0600
Received: from p02c12m097.mxlogic.net (ipaddress) by
 myexchangeserver.domain.local (192.168.35.5) with Microsoft SMTP Server (TLS)
 id 14.3.123.3; Tue, 7 Jan 2014 11:43:04 -0600
Authentication-Results: p02c12m097.mxlogic.net; spf=pass
Received: from unknown [ipaddress] (EHLO otherpartydomain.com)
      by p02c12m097.mxlogic.net(mxl_mta-7.2.2-0) over TLS secured channel
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Yes.. TLS was used.

no, .local is not a problem.
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great, thanks again
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