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I have multiple IP's on our new exchange 2010 box, but I need it to only send on IP #1. It appears to just route them randomly, I'm wondering how I go about telling exchange that I want it to route on only ONE ip address.


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You're looking for the "Set-SendConnector" cmdlet. Execute the command below from an Exchange Management Shell:

Set-SendConnector -Identity "Send Connector Name" -SourceIPAddress x.x.x.x

By default, the SourceIPAddress is set to, which corresponds to all IP addreses on the machine. Scoping it down to a single IP address will get you what you want.

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Worth it's weight in gold, Evan. Thank you! – WedTM Jan 8 '10 at 20:55
@Evan: Is this available anywhere in the EMC? Thanks. – joeqwerty Jan 8 '10 at 21:20
@joeqwerty: Not that I'm aware of. I don't have an Exchange 2010 handy to look at right now, but it's definitely not exposed in 2007. (Frankly, that pisses me off, too. I'm a hardcore command-line kind of guy, but GUI management in Exchange 2007+ took a major step backward. I also rather dislike the whole mentality of Powershell. It's NOT at all Unix-like, and doesn't appeal to my Unix sysadmin background. Unix machines have config files in /etc, whereas Powershell has idiotic "cmd-lets" with hundreds of command-line arguments... >sigh<) – Evan Anderson Jan 8 '10 at 21:26
@joeqwerty I found a checkbox for "Scoped Connector" in the send connector prop's, but I couldn't find a place to explicitly set the IP address. – WedTM Jan 8 '10 at 21:37
@WedTM: Yeah-- a "Scoped Connector" is a different thing. – Evan Anderson Jan 8 '10 at 21:40

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