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We just built an Exchange 2010 server, just got outbound mail flow working.

Our internal Active Directory domain name is NFTKC Our External domain name is:

When I send an e-mail to my Yahoo or Windows Live account the domain name show up as:

Really would like to be just "

Any ideas?



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Tried that, then rebooted the mail server. Still comes through as – Matt Fitz Jul 26 '13 at 16:42
what part comes through? Can you update your post with the header and the part you don't like? You might be referring to something different than what we are thinking you meant. – TheCleaner Jul 26 '13 at 16:51
Received: from ([]) by with Microsoft SMTPSVC(6.0.3790.4900); Fri, 26 Jul 2013 10:55:18 -0700 Received: from ([fe80::ac17:8d28:952c:ba4d]) by ([fe80::ac17:8d28:952c:ba4d%11]) with mapi; From: Matt Fitzsimmons <> To: "''" <> Subject: TEST Thread-Topic: TEST – Matt Fitz Jul 26 '13 at 17:59
I would like the address to show as being from instead of Thanks for the help – Matt Fitz Jul 26 '13 at 18:01
That's totally different. If you want your SMTP address to be you need to change it on your mailbox, either manually or with the recipient policy that is probably in place creating it as – TheCleaner Jul 26 '13 at 18:02

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So change it.

Assuming no smart host or other hop after your Exchange server.

In the EMC under Organization Configuration then Hub Transport choose the Send Connectors tab.

Open the properties of the Send Connector and change the FQDN as shown below:

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Set the FQDN on the default Send Connector's General properties tab.

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mine has a pic. :) – TheCleaner Jul 26 '13 at 16:14
Well you get extra credit then! :) – joeqwerty Jul 26 '13 at 16:29

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