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changing external domain name and email address with SBS 2008 Server

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We have an SBS 2008R2 server.  We have an external domain name for email, OWA email access, Remote Web Workplace and externally hosted web page,  Current external  domain   is say   abc.com  email is going to firstinitiallastname@abc.com       We use remote.abc.com   for OWA and Remote Web Workplace

Management changed the company name and also added a new external domain name and externally host3ed web page with that domain name say      xyz.com

They want email to now got to firstname@xyz.com  and now use remote.zyx.com    for OWA and Remote Web Workplace

Our issue is we have never done this with SBS.  We believe it needs to be wizard driven or it can mess up everything with internal users and AD etc.  The web page designers they have higher to do this have already created the web page and host it ad have created new letterhead and business cards and sent them out with   xyz.com     web page and email addresses.  Then they come to use and say can t you just add an MX record?   !!!      

we don't have a lot of experience with SBS but I don't think it is anywhere that simple.   We need to consider that they still want   firstinitiallastname @abc.com  mail to comes through.

There will be issues with SSL certificate for RWW and OWA we believe and also SBS can't have child domains so not really sure what will happen if we run the Internet Wizards and email wizard to change the external domain to xyz.com

think we loose all ability to get abc.com email;???

Can anyone explain just what needs to be done and even if it can at this point or have we been boxed in by SBS and a Web design marketing PR firm that mislead the owns and never suggested checking with us first before sending all this new stuff out.  We get call telling us to "just change it"  !!
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