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new email addresses don't work outside of domain!?

By JaysonS ·
Hello all,

Been having trouble with our SBS2003 server and I'm not sure if it's one problem or a combination of problems. We recently changed the admin password for the domain (too many ppl knew it) and since then anytime I make a new user/email address the address won't work outside of the domain. We can email the address internally, but when someone outside the domain emails-they get an "xxx is temporarily unavailable, try again later" until it eventually fails. I don't know if it is a consequence of the password change or not.

We also had errors in the application event log when I moved the computer account outside of the "My Business" organizational unit within active directory:

Event Type: Error
Event Source: MSExchangeSA
Event Category: General
Event I **87
Date: 3/7/2007
Time: 12:45:12 PM
User: N/A
Computer: XXX
Description:
Microsoft Exchange System Attendant failed to add the local computer as a member of the DS group object 'cn=Exchange Domain Servers,cn=Users,dc=XXX,dc=local'.

Please stop all the Microsoft Exchange services, add the local computer into the group manually and restart all the services.

For more information, click http://www.microsoft.com/contentredirect.asp.

I did some troubleshooting and though I solved this issue (moved the computer account back and re-added the server to the Exchange Domain Servers group), but I am not so sure at the moment. All of the other email addresses for the domain work, it's just the new addresses I create that don't work.

Any ideas? Suggestions? Anything would be helpful as I am at a loss as to what changed to cause this.

Thanks.
Jay

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