RE: MX Record

  • From: "John T \(Lists\)" <johnlist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 3 Jan 2006 00:24:54 -0800

Without the actual domain name, we can not assist by way of testing, but
chances are the router/firewall is not properly configured to allow incoming
e-mail traffic and ping to your Exchange server.

What is your router/firewall?

Why do you have Exchange installed on a domain controller?

John T
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Anand [mailto:anandkumardevaa@xxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Monday, January 02, 2006 11:49 PM
> To: [ExchangeList]
> Subject: [exchangelist] MX Record
> Dear all,
>           I have setup exchange 2003 server on a domain controller. My
> internal and external internet domain name is, (e.g.) With
> support from our ISP they have created a Mail exchange record(e.g,
> and A record (e.g., for us. The mail exchanger
> is pointing to our internal router. I have configured my router with both
> internal ip address and external ip address.
> Now my doubt is, I am not able to ping my mail exchange record and A
> record in the internet. And also I am not able to send mail to my domain.
> In yahoo I am getting the following error!
> Hi. This is the qmail-send program at
> I'm afraid I wasn't able to deliver your message to the following
> addresses.
> This is a permanent error; I've given up. Sorry it didn't work out.
> <anand@xxxxxxx>:
> Sorry, I couldn't find a mail exchanger or IP address. (#5.4.4)
> Please help me! Thanks in advance
> Regards,
> Anand
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