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Change Exchange Smart Host Port Number

By default, an Exchange server will try and send emails to a smart host using port 25. Unfortunately, there is no option to change the port number within the Exchange Management Console. This howto guide will show you how to change this to a different port number. This will be done using the Exchange Management Shell.…

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Configure Exchange 2010 to use a Smart Host

This howto guide will step you through the process of setting up your Microsoft Exchange 2010 Server to send emails via a smart host. The use of a smart host can be useful when the Exchange server cant directly send emails to external mail server. This might be due to firewall rules, ISP filters, or DNS issues. Configuring Exchange 2010 to use a Smart Host when sending emails: Open up the Exchange Management Console. Once loaded, expand the options on…

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