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Exchange 2003 SMTP Issues

By bobby.gillette ·
Scenario: My AD is named <companyname>.local... when a new user is created, their SMTP address is, of course, set to <username>@<companyname>.local...

I'm able to access the server via OWA, but whenever I go into AD Users and Computers and change the SMTP address, I'm unable to login via OWA.

The long and short of it is that I need this Exchange server to have new users point to our .com SMTP address, not the actual AD name.

Thanks in advance,

Bobby

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by Dumphrey In reply to Exchange 2003 SMTP Issues

We have the same set up, a .local domain internally and a .com domain externally. We create all accounts with the .com e-mail address amd have no problems accessing our OWA. You may need to configure Exchange to accept the .com domain if you havent. Check Exchange System Manager, <Domain name>, Recipients, Recipiaet Policies. Edit the Default policy to point to the .com address instead of the .local. Add a policy for each domaine you want to be able to assign addresses for. The .local should not need to be added since it is the AD default.

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by bobby.gillette In reply to

Did the trick. Thanks! Now, if I could only figure out how to export my SBS2003 mailboxes to .pst files using ExMerge... :)

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