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By cj_mcnix ·
While trying to remove my server from a blacklist site, I get the error message listed below. postmaster@domainname.com works fine, but postmaster@ipaddress does not. How do I "fix" my Exchange 2000/ Win2000 server? :

Your server seems to believe it needs to relay for local addresses.
This does NOT mean that it is closed to relaying; just that it is
broken and does not accept and deliver local mail, albeit with a
confusing error message. Please fix it and test addresses from OUTSIDE
before requesting removal.

Result:

Recipient Report:

67.128.xx.xx does not like recipient.

Remote host said: 550 5.7.1 Unable to relay for
postmaster@67.128.xx.xx

Message Report:

Giving up on 67.128.xx.xx.

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by CG IT In reply to Can't receive mail sent t ...

on your SMTP virtual server access properties, relay, what box do you have checked??? if Allow only the list below is check and in that list your IP address for your DC is listed, then you should be ok.

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by CG IT In reply to

you need the LAN IP address for the DC not your public IP address .

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by cj_mcnix In reply to

altering the SMTP server actually made it worse. The issue was resolved via the document located at: http://www.msexchange.org/articles/Exchange_2000_PostmasterIP_And_AbuseIP_Mailboxes.html

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by cj_mcnix In reply to Can't receive mail sent t ...

I have under ACCEPT relaying:
Only the list below:
67.28.xx.xx

Allow any computer that authenticated to relay is UNCHECKED.

The 67.28.xx.xx is the router interface. The server IP is actually in the 192.168.xx.xx range.

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