Exchange 2003 & 2007 - Locking Down the Server

Microsoft Exchange 2003 and 2007 can be locked down to only accept email from the MailRoute servers by following these steps:

  1. Open Exchange System Manager
  2. Go to Servers -> [MailServer Name] -> SMTP
  3. Right click and go to Properties for Default SMTP Virtual Server
  4. Click the Access tab
  5. Click Connections
  6. Choose Only the List Below
  7. Click Add -> Group of Computers and enter our network block:
    • Subnet Address: 199.89.0.0
    • Subnet Mask: 255.255.248.0

Microsoft has an Administration Guide for Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 available at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/confirmation.aspx?FamilyID=98e45481-1458-4809-97d6-50d8aeebd8a1&displaylang=en

 

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NOTE: If you stop receiving email and your configuration / firewall has not changed, please check the permissions then select allow anonymous users.

Link to Microsoft Exchange Article About Permissions and Anonymous Users; http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb629484(v=exchg.80).aspx

 

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