Exchange 2010 - Closing anonymous user access to open relay

Hi, I've just taken on a 2011 SBS server and we're having a few issues with it so I ran the Exchange BPA and one of the errors it has come up with is relating to a relay that was set up to allow email to be sent from multi function printers on the network.  The error says "Receive connector 'servername\Fax/Printer' has been configured to allow open relay to anonymous users.  Can someone please tell me if this is incorrect, and how to fix it, we only need these devices to send scans by email to users on the local network.

I attach a couple of screen shot of the settings for this connector

Many thanks
TFC-con-1.PNG
TFC-con-2.PNG
Gavin ReidAsked:
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

x
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

IvanSystem EngineerCommented:
Hi,

this is a normal behavior, since printers usually send email anonymously. That is why ppl create connector, and assigne anonymous permissions.

That connector will receive email only from ip addresses listed in that TFC-con-1.PNG, eg. those 4 addresses of printers.
If you ever change printer ip, then change it on that connector and that is it.

Regards,
Ivan.
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
Gavin ReidAuthor Commented:
Ah that's great thanks very much, I'll leave it as it is then!

Many thanks

Adam
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Exchange

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.