Old SMTP address KEEP COMING BACK! :-0

Discussion in 'Windows Small Business Server' started by Dale Meredith, Mar 21, 2006.

  1. HELP!

    SBS 2003. Connected to DSL via router. Another ISP is hosting the domain.
    Using POP Connector to download email from ISP.

    Local Domain = rlvinyl.local
    Public Domain = rlvinyl.com

    When we create an account (say Sam Smith), we created the login as
    . That information is placed in the General Tab under "Email

    Under "E-mail Address" there are two entries. &

    The ISP hosting the domain has his username as

    When I send an email outside the network it says it's coming from
    , which is not valid. I've changed the STMP entry to say
    samsmith, but after about 45 seconds, it adds back in and
    sets it as default, which then changes the data from the General Tab.

    How can I change/add the STMP account of without it
    changing back everytime!

    Thanks ahead of time!

    Dale Meredith, Mar 21, 2006
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  2. After editing the primary SMTP address to [email protected], uncheck
    the box that says: "Automatically update email addresses based on recipient
    Merv Porter [SBS-MVP], Mar 22, 2006
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  3. Dale Meredith

    Russ Grover Guest

    And don't worry Dale We've all forgot to Uncheck that box once
    AND all it takes is Once Laugh..


    Russ Grover
    SBS2003 Rocks
    Portland/Beaverton Oregon USA
    Email: Sales at SBITS.Biz
    Website: http://www.SBITS.Biz

    Russ Grover, Mar 22, 2006
  4. CRAP...That's why I need another head!

    Dale Meredith, Mar 23, 2006
  5. Crap...that's why i need 2 heads!

    Thanks guys!

    Dale Meredith, Mar 23, 2006
  6. IMHO, you're far better off editing the recipient policy to reflect the way
    you want email addresses generated. If you have one or two custom addresses,
    deselecting the box is fine - but if you have to do it for every user then
    the policy route is the way to go.

    How to Modify an SMTP E-Mail Address by Using Recipient Policies

    How to customize the SMTP e-mail address generators through recipient

    Les Connor [SBS Community Member - SBS MVP]
    SBS Rocks !
    "Tell me and I'll forget. Show me and I'll remember. Involve me and I'll
    understand." - Confucius

    Les Connor [SBS Community Member - SBS MVP], Mar 25, 2006
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