RE: Disabling SMTP addresses in Exch 2k3

  • From: "John Tolmachoff \(Lists\)" <johnlist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 14:55:19 -0700

There is an article on the site that describes how to do that.

Basiclly, you create a new recipient policy and apply it to those users. The
policy would have the SMTP address like @nointernet.moc instead of a real

John Tolmachoff
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bob [mailto:bob.hall@xxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, August 26, 2004 3:42 PM
> To: [ExchangeList]
> Subject: [exchangelist] Disabling SMTP addresses in Exch 2k3
> All,
> This is a question posed by some of my VIP's upstairs...
> They would like to restrict the regular users from recieving or sending
> SMTP mail to and from the outside. They want them to retain the ability to
> email internally between the users. I am in the middle of my migration
> from 5.5 to 2k3 and have been successful in my initial deployment to my UK
> site. I have gone in, using a theory, and removed the SMTP address on a
> test 5.5 account, leaving only the X.400 address for the account. This
> made it so that I was able to send internally, but not externally. It also
> precluded any email being delivered to this account from the outside.
> When I tried to do this on an account that is homed on the Exch 2K3 box,
> the account would not let me remove the SMTP address. This makes sense, I
> realize that 2K3 uses SMTP for more than just an address.
> There will be some higher ups that will continue to require the ability to
> send and recieve to and from the outside. But they would like to cut down
> on the time spent by the users on non-business email. Which is
> considerable.
> The question is, is there anyway, that any of the knowledgable admins in
> this well regarded list know of, to affect the desired result?
> Thanx for all of the responses in advance.
> Bob Hall
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