Using exchange server 2003 as an smtp server outside of the domain

For the life of me I cannot figure out how to setup exchange server as
an smtp server so that I can use it to send mail from outside of its
domain environment.

basically i want to be able to send email from any computer not on the
domain by using mail.mydomain.com . I'm not sure if the issue is
actually related to something on exchange server 2003, or if it's DNS
related issue. we do use OWA so wthat when we type in a web browser
mail.mydomain.com it takes us to OWA.

Right now if I try setting up a POP3 Account in Outlook and use
mail.mydomain.com for incoming and SMTP servers it errors saying it
cannot find either server.

Any help is appreciated.

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paulj
1/4/2006 3:41:25 PM
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nevermind i figured it out. had it setup for the wrong smtp
server...figures.

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paulj
1/4/2006 4:05:10 PM
I would stay away from Pop'ing your mail and strictly use SMTP for your mail 
clients.  With Outlook 2003 I would strongly suggest RPC over HTTPS.  If you 
must POP your mail from Exchange you will have to make sure the clients are 
reqiured to Authenticate with thier domain credentials in the setup of the 
client POP settings.  As for setting up Exchange for hosting SMTP please 
refer to this link and post back if you have any further questions,

http://www.msexchange.org/tutorials/MF002.html

-- 
John Oliver, Jr
MCSE, MCT, CCNA
Exchange MVP 2006
Microsoft Certified Partner

<paulj@2sj.com> wrote in message 
news:1136389285.280631.322240@g44g2000cwa.googlegroups.com...
> For the life of me I cannot figure out how to setup exchange server as
> an smtp server so that I can use it to send mail from outside of its
> domain environment.
>
> basically i want to be able to send email from any computer not on the
> domain by using mail.mydomain.com . I'm not sure if the issue is
> actually related to something on exchange server 2003, or if it's DNS
> related issue. we do use OWA so wthat when we type in a web browser
> mail.mydomain.com it takes us to OWA.
>
> Right now if I try setting up a POP3 Account in Outlook and use
> mail.mydomain.com for incoming and SMTP servers it errors saying it
> cannot find either server.
>
> Any help is appreciated.
> 


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jcoliverjr (1013)
1/4/2006 4:17:15 PM
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