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Aug
31
comment Limit Devices on SonicWall FailOver Connection
Any of the above would work. But likely we'll use IP addresses, either specifically, or as ranges. All computers/devices need to be on the same LAN/Subnet.
Aug
31
comment Limit Devices on SonicWall FailOver Connection
Yes. I added that to my question now.
Dec
29
comment Exchange 2007 Email Error 451 4.7.0 Timeout waiting for client input
Other people on other networks that try to send an email to our server/domain get a return failure from their own email sending service (in my case gmail) and it returns the message I posted above. I'm not sure if our server generates that error message or if it's generated by the remote client's sending server.
Dec
29
comment Exchange 2007 Email Error 451 4.7.0 Timeout waiting for client input
You were real close but it's not really a "routing" issue and neither is the problem located on our server.
Aug
15
comment Local DNS Response Time Problem on SBS 2008
Getting a little off the topic but you can actually run two DHCP servers on the same network at the same time. You just have to make sure they hand out addresses in different ranges. This is MS's recommended configuration for having two Windows DHCP servers on the same network. I've actually tried it and it does work quite well. The fastest machine just ends up handling all of the DHCP requests unless it's offline of course.
Aug
15
comment Local DNS Response Time Problem on SBS 2008
Well, yes, I agree but in the past I found that users wrung their hands even more if they couldn't at least access the web, especially since it wasn't technically down. Our server has been rock solid for almost a year now (that's when we purchased and installed it) so I guess I really don't anticipate anything in the near future but I do like to mitigate the possibility for excess user frustration when possible.
Apr
29
comment Exchange 2007 Message Queueing Times and Limits
Thanks for mentioning the backup MX, Ryaner. That's something I was wondering about.
Feb
12
comment High Email/Network Traffic on Server - SBS 2008
I believe I may have resolved this issue now. I used Microsoft's Network Monitor 3.4 to find out that there was lots of traffic bound for {x}.mx.mail.yahoo.com. I found an 8MB email in the queue that had been there over the last 24 hours. I deleted the email and changed my incorrect setting in the FQDN section of my Outgoing SMTP connectors to be "mail.mydomainname.com" instead of the incorrect "remote.mydomainname.com" that was in there. Traffic levels in the SonicWall now appear to be normal, with HTTP exceeding SMTP (Saturday, no one here except me).
Feb
11
comment Using Outlook Anywhere on LAN - Routing Problem
@JasonBerg The office I'm working at is located in a fairly remote area in Colorado. We have very limited options when it comes to Internet. Your comment about the bonded T1 assumes that T1's are easy to come by. We did get a quote on Direct Internet Access and it was pretty awful high. The local phone company would have to splice into the fiber optics line specifically to service our company. This not be cheap.
Feb
11
comment Using Outlook Anywhere on LAN - Routing Problem
I'm a little baffled by the exchange here about SBS's default settings. I'm configuring laptops with Outlook Anywhere so that they will work both inside and outside the network. The exchange here is assuming that the client will work only on the LAN?!
Feb
11
comment Using Outlook Anywhere on LAN - Routing Problem
Our Exchange Server is an SBS 2008 box that hosts everything for the company. Would creating a 1-to-1 NAT cause some security issues? Also, we have four slow DSL lines, each with one external Class A IP address. I'm actually working on a solution where I'll be able to use two or three of our DSL connections to send and receive email instead of just one of them, as is the case now. We send a lot of emails with large attachments.
Feb
10
comment Exchange Email Server on Multiple DSL Connections (SonicWall TZ-210)
OK Ernie, I gotcha. Thanks
Feb
10
comment Exchange Email Server on Multiple DSL Connections (SonicWall TZ-210)
"I can think of a dozen other reasons to do so as well." - If I understand you correctly you're saying it would be advisable for a large variety of reasons to run the email server elsewhere? How would this help since the outlook clients still have to push/pull the same emails from the server?
Feb
10
comment Exchange Email Server on Multiple DSL Connections (SonicWall TZ-210)
For outgoing email, is the A record necessary?
Feb
10
comment Exchange Email Server on Multiple DSL Connections (SonicWall TZ-210)
How do the receiving email systems use the PTR record? Do they strip off the subdomain and simply verify that mydomain.com in the PTR record matches the sender's stated email domain in the senders email address?
Feb
10
comment Exchange Email Server on Multiple DSL Connections (SonicWall TZ-210)
PTR is reverse DNS. Many email systems will reject an email that comes from an IP address that has a Reverse DNS name that does not match the email domain for the sent email. Does that make sense? A records deal more with receiving email into our email system which is, well, somewhat relevant. I'm more concerned about sending email I guess, which I did not say in the original post.
Feb
10
comment Exchange Email Server on Multiple DSL Connections (SonicWall TZ-210)
1) Your suggestion to configure 1 DSL for Internet and 3 for Email is spot on, except that it appears you missed the critical point of the post: How do you configure the DSL connections to so that we don't get return failures when using them to send out email? The A records your suggesting won't help.
Feb
10
comment Exchange Email Server on Multiple DSL Connections (SonicWall TZ-210)
The 90% on one connection is because, apparently, 90% of all our traffic is email. Remember, I'm forcing all email to go through X1 which is the one showing the high usage.
Feb
8
comment Emails From Our Website No Longer Received - hMailServer SMTP Relay
I've resolved this problem by setting up a rule in hMailServer that sends emails for "mydomain.com" directly to our Exchange Server, which is essentially bypassing the Sonicwall router. Do you have a suggestion for how I should close this question?
Jan
26
comment Users complaining about inputting PIN on Android, Exchange Server 2007
SBS 2008 must enable it by default. I am the Administrator and I did the actual Windows/Exchange install and config and I don't remember ever messing with this setting.