RE: DNS MX record problem

  • From: "Indra Chandrakalum" <chandrakalum@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2002 06:12:24 -0600

Hi Brandon,
Thanks! your method works...!
Now I am working on it to manually change those properties of each
acccount..
Thanks...
Chandra

> I am not sure if you can do this one time for many users (I'm sure with =
> some form of LDAP query you could, but I'm no LDAP guru).  For one by =
> one, you would select the properties of the user account (in 2000), or =
> the properties of the mailbox (in 5.5).  Then go to the E-mail Addresses =
> tab, and click "NEW".  Pick SMTP Address, or Internet E-mail, or =
> whatever the like is (Sorry, I don't have the property page in front of =
> me), and add username@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Indra Chandrakalum [mailto:chandrakalum@xxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 16, 2002 11:52 PM
> To: [ExchangeList]
> Subject: [exchangelist] RE: DNS MX record problem
> 
> 
> http://www.MSExchange.org/
> 
> 
> Hi,
> Thanks for the response.
> This problem is common for all my mail accounts in the server. So how to
> add that username@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx  in e mail address lists of user
> accounts. Can u guide me .
> As for nslookup test it works fine..
> When I set the type to MX and check with server1, and test.com it points
> properly to server1.test.com
> However still the mails to useraccount@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx bounce back =
> saying
> host is unknown.
> 
> 
> > I'm taking a stab here as I don't know the full problem, but I would =
> =3D
> > suggest verifying that the user you are e-mailing has =3D
> > username@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx in their e-mail address list as well as =3D
> > username@xxxxxxxxx
> >=20
> > Also, verify the MX record is working.  From the Exchange server, run =
> a =3D
> > few DNS utilities (primarily (probably only) NSLOOKUP).  Verify the MX =
> =3D
> > record is pointing to SERVER1 for TEST.COM. and for SERVER1.TEST.COM. =
> =3D
> > and you should be good (if that is working).
> >=20
> > I believe Exchange 5.5 allows all incoming domains by default, if not, =
> =3D
> > change this in the configuration.  With Exchange 2000, you need to add =
> a =3D
> > list of domains you want to accept.
> >=20
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Indra Chandrakalum [mailto:chandrakalum@xxxxxxxxx]
> > Sent: Tuesday, April 16, 2002 6:50 AM
> > To: [ExchangeList]
> > Subject: [exchangelist] DNS MX record problem
> >=20
> >=20
> > http://www.MSExchange.org/
> >=20
> >=20
> > Hi,
> > I am struggling with converting my unix mail server to Exchange server =
> =3D
> > 5.5
> > on a Windows 2000 Advance Server machine. For convenience let us say =
> my
> > domain is test.com .My unix server had been configured to receive
> > following both mail addresses to the same reciepient account.
> > reciepient@xxxxxxxx
> > reciepient@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Here server1 is the name of the machine.
> > When configuring Win2k server I gave same server1 name to new machine =
> to
> > avoid any conflict.
> > Now with Exchange 5.5 any mail addressed to  reciepient@xxxxxxxx =
> receive
> > properly.
> > However when sending  a mail addressing reciepient@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx  =
> =3D
> > mail
> > is rejecting saying Host is unknown.
> > I guess problem is with DNS MX record entry. Below mentioned is the
> > relevant entries I have used.
> > @           MX 10 server1.test.com
> > server1             MX 15 server1.test.com
> > server1             A       192.168.0.1
> > @           A       192.168.0.1
> >=20
> > Appreciate if anybody give me a clue or guideline to get through =
> this..
> > Thanks in Advance,
> > Chandrakalum
> >=20
> >=20
> > ------------------------------------------------------
> > You are currently subscribed to this MSExchange.org Discussion List =
> as: =3D
> > blockhart@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > To unsubscribe send a blank email to =3D
> > $subst('Email.Unsub')
> 
> ------------------------------------------------------
> You are currently subscribed to this MSExchange.org Discussion List as: =
> blockhart@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> To unsubscribe send a blank email to =
> $subst('Email.Unsub')


Other related posts: