[2 days left] What’s wrong with your cloud strategy? Learn why multicloud solutions matter with Nimble Storage.Register Now

x
?
Solved

Receive connectors Exchange 2013

Posted on 2016-08-03
2
Medium Priority
?
79 Views
Last Modified: 2016-08-03
Got 4 existing 2013 mailbox servers and have just built 3 new mailbox ones (on newer hardware) and integrated them into the DAG. All databases have been moved off the old servers. Also, got two CAS servers.

The new mailbox and the CAS seem to have the default connectors installed. (anonymous is left unticket on the one though)

The old ones have all got an entry for EXTERNAL EMAIL connector. I'm guessing this is because we utilise a websense as a gateway server. But why are these connectors on the old mailbox servers and not the CAS servers? Shouldn't they just be on CAS?

Also, got entry for PRINTER and APPLICATIONS. I'm assuming this is for scanners to be able to scan to email, and also certain applications send email directly. BUT, this is only one ONE mailbox server and not the others. Again, shouldn't this be on CAS servers?

Bit of a mess. Person who set this up has left the company. Any advice on best practice here?
0
Comment
Question by:paulfoel
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 20

Accepted Solution

by:
Peter Hutchison earned 2000 total points
ID: 41740777
Smtp Connectors are part of the Hub Transport role.
On Exchange 2013, the roles have been changed a bit since Exchange 2010, and they are now part of the Mailbox role in Exchange 2013
The CAS server has the client frontend including SMTP, which is for users to use to send mail, not as part of the server mail flow.
So that External Email connector should be manually setup on your new mailbox servers.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:paulfoel
ID: 41740795
excellent clear assistance.
0

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

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

This article lists the top 5 free OST to PST Converter Tools. These tools save a lot of time for users when they want to convert OST to PST after their exchange server is no longer available or some other critical issue with exchange server or impor…
This month, Experts Exchange sat down with resident SQL expert, Jim Horn, for an in-depth look into the makings of a successful career in SQL.
In this Micro Video tutorial you will learn the basics about Database Availability Groups and How to configure one using a live Exchange Server Environment. The video tutorial explains the basics of the Exchange server Database Availability grou…
This video shows how to quickly and easily add an email signature for all users on Exchange 2016. The resulting signature is applied on a server level by Exchange Online. The email signature template has been downloaded from: www.mail-signatures…

656 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