Exchange 2000 Inbound configuration issues on home network...again!

  • From: "Marvin Cummings" <marvc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "Exchange Mail List" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <Exchange2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 5 Oct 2003 21:02:32 -0400

Wondering if anyone monitoring the list can assist me with a problem I'm
having trying to get inbound mail on my exchange server? I'm using TZO
for my web hosting and they also manage the MX record for the domain. I
use Bellsouth for my ISP and I know they're not blocking email or port
My home network looks like this: 
Exchange 2000 running on Windows 2000 Server. This server is on a
Windows 2003 network. I've created a host record for the Exchange server
using an internal private IP and I've also created a host record for
mail that contains the IP of my ISP. So I have: 
exchangesrvr - 192.168.x.x - Internal static IP
mail - 205.152.x.x - Bellsouth DNS server IP
My MX record also points to the mail record that contains the Bellsouth
My domain is and the mail server is This obviously doesn't work because I haven't
seen any documentation that states to do it this way. 
Is there anyone monitoring who's familar with TZO that can break this
down for me? 
Many thanks in advance

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