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Exchange 5.5 amd IMS

Exchange 5.5 amd IMS

Exchange 5.5 amd IMS

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                    Site Connector   +--------+
                 +-------------------l Site A l
                 l    Cost:1         +--------+
            +--------+                user@myco.com
Internet ---l Site C l
            l (IMS)  l
            +--------+
                 l  Site Connector   +--------+
                 +-------------------l Site B l
                       Cost:1        +--------+
                                      user@myco.com


Only site C is directly connected to Internet and configured with IMS (Internet mail service). If there are two mailboxes in different sites A & B both having the same internet mail address "user@myco.com", then all incoming smtp mails to user@myco.com will be delivered to the mailbox in the site A or site B?

The problem I want to ask is: if a mailbox is moved from site A to site B and the old mailbox at site A will be kept for some time, is it possible for IMS at site C to route all smtp mail to correct mailbox at site B? (For the case of both new and old mailbox having the same smtp address.) Or only setting-up smtp address at new mailbox is possible for routing smtp mail?

PS. All exchange servers in all sites are Exchange 5.5 SP2.

Regards,
Woo

RE: Exchange 5.5 amd IMS

Exchange will not allow duplicate SMTP address in the same organization. Users sending to the address get the error “The recipient name is ambiguous.”

If you wish to keep the mail account you could remove the SMTP address form the E-mail Addresses tab under the user's properties for the old account.

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