RE: Create an SMTP gateway

  • From: "John Tolmachoff \(Lists\)" <johnlist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2005 07:56:07 -0800

Well, like I said earlier, I know of servers running both IIS5 and IIS5
using the MS Virtual SMTP server as a gateway for over 100,000 message per
day, so that means it is capable of around 7,000 per day.

John Tolmachoff
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Vanden Bosch [mailto:dvandenbosch@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 02, 2005 7:36 AM
> To: [ExchangeList]
> Subject: [exchangelist] RE: Create an SMTP gateway
> Our Exchange server processes about 7,000 messages per weekday. I'm
> guessing about 4,000 of those are incoming from the outside world, and I'm
> guessing about 1,000 go from the inside to the outside world.
> I'm hoping to not have buy another Exchange license. I was hoping I could
> simply throw in a box running Windows 2000 or 2003 Server with SMTP
> service and add it as a relay for the Exchange box. On the firewall, I'd
> change the smtp port to forward to the new server instead of the Exchange
> server. I'd also make the new box the local bridgehead on the Exchange
> Server's Internet Mail connector. Would that be a solution?
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