• From: John Mason Jr <John.Mason.Jr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 6 Apr 2004 14:42:35 -0400

On 04/06/2004 02:50 pm, you wrote:
> hi as above no external mail being delivered.
> i'm running exchange 2003 on a home network and had problems the other day
> with my dns.  that has since been sorted but now mail has stopped being
> delivered.  outbound is of course fine, and the address it sends out from
> is correct (alias@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx).
> background: home domin is called but i changed the
> default domain policy so mail addresses are  this was
> fine, but after testing i noticed the address it was coming from was
> username@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx instead of the alias i gave it. I have since
> unticked the "automatically update recipent addresses based on policy" box
> on the users email addresses page and it seems to be ok, but still no
> external mail.
> I am on a dynamic IP but have update system in place with my hot,
> so that shouldn't be causing a problem.  have checked on their
> system and IP has updated !
> i am sitting behind a dlink dsl604+ router and have port 25 forwarding to
> my exchange server. as i said, this was fine but now not..
> any help much appreciated, it's driving me mad..
> thanks guys

Check your external DNS at

Can you telnet to your IP and hostname on port 25 externally


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