Re: Exchange 2k3 problem

  • From: "Steve Moffat" <steve@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2004 13:14:16 -0300

Cool...posting the resolution here may help someone who has the same

Perhaps nobody answered you because nobody knew the answer??


-----Original Message-----
From: Bob [mailto:bob.hall@xxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Wednesday, October 20, 2004 2:24 PM
To: [ExchangeList]
Subject: [exchangelist] Re: Exchange 2k3 problem

No takers on this one huh? No matter, I figured it out myself. 

Thanx anyways.



> Ok,
> I have two Exchange 2k3 servers and two Exchange 5.5 servers. I 
> origianlly rolled the first one at my UK facility. The second was 
> rolled at one of my US facilities. Both were talking and working well 
> with the whole enterprise, the 2k3 and 5.5 servers. When I originally 
> rolled the second
> 2k3 server, it was on a subnet close to my desk, not in the server
> Once the machine was confirmed functional and before a mass migration 
> from one of the 5.5 servers to the new target 2k3 server, I wanted to 
> place the machine into the server room. So I moved the server, and 
> part of the process was to change the IP to the subnet supported in 
> the server room. I changed the IP from xx.xx.201.xx to xx.xx.200.xx. 
> Everything else stayed the same. I made sure that AD DNS was changed 
> accordingly, and that name resolution was functional.
> Now the problem is: Both of the 2k3 servers can send and recieve from 
> the
> 5.5 servers, but they can't send or recieve from each other. They 
> could before the move. When I go and look at the queues for both of 
> the 2k3 servers, I have a little blue arrow on the queue for the 
> opposite 2k3 server, concerning the "SMTP default SMTP virtual 
> server". It notes at the bottom when highlighted that "the remote 
> server did not respond to a connection attempt."
> DNS seems to be straight, perhaps I should create a new SMTP virtual 
> server connection. They can ping each other by name.
> Anyone have any clues?
> Thanx for the help
> Bob Hall

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