RE: MX records

  • From: "Periyasamy, Raj" <Raj.Periyasamy@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2005 15:52:54 -0400

Tom,
Get a good antivirus software for Exchange server, like McAfee
Grouspshield or from TrendMicro. That is the right way to resolve your
problem. Deleting MX record will not help you.

HTH.
Regards,
Raj Periyasamy
Systems Administrator
MCSE(Messaging), CCNA




-----Original Message-----
From: Kern, Tom [mailto:tkern@xxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Tuesday, June 14, 2005 3:27 PM
To: [ExchangeList]
Subject: [exchangelist] MX records

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Hi, i have some viruses that are being sent from some internal infected
host to my exchange server. i think its using the mx record in our
internal dns to send it. Outside i have a postfix/calmAV/Spamassassin
box that filters everything coming in.
My question is- i want to delete the internal mx record for exchange.
AFAIK, exchange will use and A record to find other exchange servers in
an internal org. Will removing the mx record affect anything with my
exchange org? 
I have a public mx record set up already for internet email. this points
to postfix.

thanks

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