Solved

Exchange Server 2010 - Cant receive external emails

Posted on 2014-01-17
4
319 Views
Last Modified: 2014-01-19
Hi Everyone

I have a Server 2008 R2 Exchange Server running 2010. I am having issues receiving emails form external. I can send and receive fine internally and I can send fine externally. I have setup receive connectors and also my MX records are correct and I have forwarded ports 25, 80 and 443 to the server. However I am still not receiving external emails.

Please help

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:tiemannitservices
4 Comments
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
bigeven2002 earned 250 total points
ID: 39790271
Hello,

I found a couple relevant articles that may help.

http://community.spiceworks.com/topic/211873-exchange-2010-is-not-recieving-external-emails

http://www.petri.co.il/forums/showthread.php?t=42794

Test exchange connectivity here: https://testconnectivity.microsoft.com/

Also, check the services on the server to make sure the appropriate exchange related services are started, notably for hub (or edge) transport.
0
 
LVL 7

Assisted Solution

by:dsnegi_25dec
dsnegi_25dec earned 250 total points
ID: 39790382
0
 
LVL 76

Expert Comment

by:Alan Hardisty
ID: 39790489
Are you running low (less than 10% free) on any volumes?

Please have a read of my article to see if you are suffering from Backpressure which will cause inbound mailflow to stop:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Server_Software/Email_Servers/Exchange/A_4259-Exchange-2007-2010-Backpressure-Quick-Fix.html

Alan
0
 

Author Comment

by:tiemannitservices
ID: 39792033
Problem solved

Required ports were being blocked by ISP
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Learn to move / copy / export exchange contacts to iPhone without using any software. Also see the issues in configuration of exchange with iPhone to migrate contacts.
This article aims to explain the working of CircularLogArchiver. This tool was designed to solve the buildup of log file in cases where systems do not support circular logging or where circular logging is not enabled
This tutorial will walk an individual through configuring a drive on a Windows Server 2008 to perform shadow copies in order to quickly recover deleted files and folders. Click on Start and then select Computer to view the available drives on the se…
This tutorial will show how to configure a new Backup Exec 2012 server and move an existing database to that server with the use of the BEUtility. Install Backup Exec 2012 on the new server and apply all of the latest hotfixes and service packs. The…

856 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question