Strange unknown recipient question

  • From: "Spencer Read" <spencer@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 5 Dec 2003 16:20:27 -0000

Hello all,

I'm trying to solve an issue and have drawn a blank on google and the
archives - I'm now hoping for a bit of direction.

Exchange 2K on Windows 2000 SP4 - current email domain name
All email is collected from a demon pop3 mailbox by Vpop3 and forwarded to
the Exchange server and all was happy until the owner of the company decided
he wants to use as their primary address - easy I hear you
say, but there's more! is a company of many offices and I don't control the MX
records or anything like that.
The person who controls that has got forwarding set up from
user@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx to user@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx for my office only(20

When I change the primary address in recipient policy, and try and send a
mail to user2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx who is not a user on my exchange server, I get
the usual 'Unknown recipient' error message. Temporarily, I have added a
second SMTP address in recipient policy to accept incoming mail to the new
email address - but are still sending on the old address.

My question to you all is how can I forward messages for unknown local
recipients to the internet rather than the postmaster?
They will then get routed correctly to their destination.

I hope this is clear


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