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Most of my experience is as an application developer and while I have a decent understanding of Exchange and how to work with it, I haven't ever had to set it up or configure it.

If I request our admin auto-delete all emails sent to a certain address if they don't exist in a query residing on SQL server. Before I make that request, I'd like to know if this is a non-trivial request?

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What version of exchange is running? If your admin can use powershell cmdlets in Exchange 2007 it is relatively non-trivial to do one pass of this, although I'm not 100% sure if your list from SQL can be checked every time an email is received.

If your list is constantly being updated in SQL there would be much more to it though... regardless though you will want to check out these...

IMF for EX2003 - http://www.msexchange.org/tutorials/microsoft-exchange-intelligent-message-filter.html

Anti-Spam hub transport features for EX2007 - http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2006/11/17/431555.aspx

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I forgot to mention, your admin could write a script that queries SQL for the whitelist and does something like you see on this page... exchangepedia.com/blog/2007/01/… –  tcnolan Feb 6 '10 at 0:40
    
It's 2007. I think your answers give me a good indicator of what I'm looking at thanks:) –  Aaron Bush Feb 7 '10 at 20:41
    
Good luck! Would be curious to see what you end up doing. You should post an update once you have the details worked out. –  tcnolan Feb 10 '10 at 23:23

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