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Anonymous relay issue

Posted on 2015-02-04
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I accidentally ran the exchange shell command to allow anonymous relay to the outside with the default frontend receive connector instead of one we created.  How do I go about removing those permissions?
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Question by:Chris Rice
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by:Simon Butler (Sembee)
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Exactly what command did you run?

It is usually a matter of reversing it with something like remove-adpermissions or something like that, but without knowing what command you used, impossible to say further.

Simon.
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by:Chris Rice
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I ran this command Get-ReceiveConnector "Relay Connector" | Add-ADPermission -User "NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON" -ExtendedRights "Ms-Exch-SMTP-Accept-Any-Recipient"
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In that case use the command Get-ReceiveConnector "Relay Connector" | Remove-ADPermission -User "NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON" -ExtendedRights "Ms-Exch-SMTP-Accept-Any-Recipient"

I'm not sure how the above command you ran would have modified the default frontend connector though, as you've specified the receive connector named "Relay Connector" with that command.
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by:Chris Rice
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That was just an example that I found on google.  I couldn't remember the command that I ran off the top of my head.  Thanks.
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