How can i tell if a SMTP relay exist or configured on my Exchange servers?

I am trying to configure the alerting tool in vSphere. It prompts me for my SMTP server, but I do not know what is it or how to even check if we have one. All I know is that we have 4 Exchange servers in our environment that are W2K3. We run Exchange 2007. Where can I check on Exchange to find out where the SMTP relay is, or if it is even setup?

I checked All Programs, but cannot find anything relating to SMTP.

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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
Relays are setup in Exchange 2007 using Receive connectors. Typically you would have a receive connector that only allows specific IP's to relay through it using anonymous permission groups.

The link below illustrates how to accomplish this if you have not already.

If you have got your receive connector in place for relaying then all you need to do is point your VMware server to the Hub Transport IP address that has this Receive connector setup.


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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
what is the SMTP mail address for your server ?

do you have one ? ?

or what does the MX Record point to at your organisation ?
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