RE: smtpvs, smtps and single natted ip

  • From: "Simon Butler" <simon@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2005 21:58:01 -0000

The second one. 
Why complicate matters with a second NIC. It can easily cope with
multiple IP addresses on the same NIC and makes it much easier to


-----Original Message-----
From: Harondel J. Sibble [mailto:exchangelist@xxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: 16 November 2005 21:48
To: [ExchangeList]
Subject: [exchangelist] RE: smtpvs, smtps and single natted ip

On 16 Nov 2005 at 20:45, Simon Butler wrote:

> Simple.
> Put a second internal IP address on to the Exchange server, then
> configure each of the SMTP VS to use one or other of the IP addresses.

> Then on your NAT device, send port 25 to one IP and the other port to
> the other IP. 

Got it I think, what's confusing me is the second ip address internally.
you suggesting I hookup the second nic in the server, give it a
different ip 
address and then nat that, or are you saying to alias another address to
same nic that currently accepts on port 25?
Harondel J. Sibble 
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