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Change SMTP port 25 in Exchange 2007, 2010

For some reason you might want to change default SMTP port number 25 Exchange 2007 is using. Exchange 2007 uses RECEIVE AND SEND connectors, one for receiving mails and other for sending mails (obviously ;) So you need to change ports on those connectors. I will not say those two, because you might be using more than two. You change Receive connector port by opening the connector properties in Exchange Management Console --> Hub Transport --> RECEIVECONNECTORNAME --> Properties --> Network --> Local IP Addresses (Edit Receive Connector Binding) Just to clarify what "Local IP Addresses" and "Remote Servers" are (from Exchange 2007 help), because I find it little bit confusing: Use these local IP Addresses to receive mail Use this list to specify the IP addresses and port numbers on which this Receive connector listens for incoming mail. Receive mail from remote servers which have these IP addresses Use this list to specify the

How can you bypass sender or sender's domain in Exchange 2007 Content filter anti-spam agent

You can bypass Content Filter agent for sender or senders that you know are ok. You do that by entering sender's e-mail address into the allowed list. Set-ContentFilterConfig -BypassedSenders If you want to bypass Content Filter agent for whole domain name then you use -BypassedSenderDomains within set-ContentFilterConfig command. Set-ContentFilterConfig -BypassedSenderDomains,

Warning: The name of the security certificate is invalid or does not match the name of the site

If you use commercial SSL certificate for your organization's Outlook Web Access (OWA) you will have to manually change the certificate OWA uses since by default OWA uses self-signed certificate. When you do that you need to enable new certificate for Exchange 2007 services. You do that by using Enable-ExchangeCertificate cmdlet in Exchange Management Shell. First: Get-ExchangeCertificate | fl Subject, Thumbprint, Services ... to get the thumbprint of the certificate you want to enable for IIS and you previously imported into IIS. Then: Enable-ExchangeCertificate -Thumbprint (COPYTHECORRECTTHUMBPRINTFROMPREVIOUSCOMMAND) -Services IIS Now that your certificate is in place and enabled for IIS services you need to change Internal URL's to use new FQDN you are using in your certificate. If you don't do that you will get " The name of the security certificate is invalid or does not match the name of the site " warning when you start Outlook 2007. Let's pres