How can you get the Outlook client to use the ISPs server to send external mail instead of the exchange server?
Is there a way to disable the sending of external mail on the exchange server?
Any advise on how to setup Outlook2k to do the above properly?
As it is now, he has to use Outlook2k to send internal mail and Outlook express to send and recieve external mail.
This is a workaround, but not practical because it just eats up resources on the workstations and its a pain to have to use two clients to get the job done.
Another thing that I can think of off hand that would fix the problem would be to change all the user accounts to first initial and last name...
so the logon name would match the email address...
That would also be a pain, because they'd have to recreate ALL the user accounts on the domain that use external mail, along with recreating all the group members and permissions and home drives, etc.
Anyone know how to fix this problem? I can't think of anything else off hand...
Thanks in advance and if this should be in a different forum... mods: please feel free to move it. Thanks again!
August 22nd, 2003, 01:31 AM
I used to have an exchange account and my pop3 account on my laptop. The exchange account was internal school email and the pop3 account was my personal home account. I used the laptop at the school and at home. All I did was set the pop3 account as the default account. Then it uses that, or you have the option of going to send from each time and selecting the pop3 account.
August 22nd, 2003, 01:38 AM
I am not an expert at this but I have my Outlook client setup to do both - connect to internal mail server when at work and connect to my ISP for external mail outside.
In the client select Tools ->Services and install Internet mail. Configure the ISP mail server etc
I cannot remember how to switch between the two, but you can compose a new e-mail and send it to either internal or external.
Anything you reply to from the external ISP server will be sent back via the external server.
Maybe some one else can enlighten you more :confused:
August 22nd, 2003, 01:45 AM
He is using the support for corp.
exchange and internet (POP3) mail are both configured
How do you specify when sending to use the ISP instead of the exchange?
I know the settings HT is talking about but that is when its configured for internet mail only... I don't remember seeing an option for exchange... only POP3 and IMAP.
I'll have him try the advise listed so far.
August 22nd, 2003, 02:23 AM
he'd have to make two accounts one for exchange and one for internet pop3 setting the internet mail account as default and unchecking the "include this accountwhen receicing..." box
when you initially set up outlook for exchange there's an option (tools>>option>>mail delivery>>reconfigure mail support) after that you can add internet mail as a service