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Send Arcserve & Backup Exec Email Alerts Through SBS 2008/Exchange 2007

December 16th, 2010

Emailed backup alerts from Arcserve or backup Exec will not be delivered through Microsoft Small Business Server 2008 due to the fact that  Exchange Server 2007 has improved SMTP relay security when comparing the earlier Microsoft Small Business Server 2003

Microsoft Small Business Specialist

You will need to an a customer SMTP recieve connector within Exchange 2007 even to recieve backup alerts from the same server.

1) Exchange Management MMC

2) Server Configuration, Hub TransportNew Recieve Connector, Recieve Connectors

3) Create a new (Internal) SMTP Recieve Connector and set the IP address of the server in the ‘Recieve Mail From Remote Servers IP Addresses’

4) Set ‘Externally Secured’ under Authentication’

Job done

Microsoft Partner

We have since found a useful article on the C.A website  detailing the changes




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