- In the Exchange MMC , under server configuration select Hub transport
- in the action menu on the right hand side select " New Receive Connector"
- Give it a name. any name will do , we call it "Application relay"
In the next screen Local Network settings
4.a provide the fully qualified ( internal) dns name of the mail server
4b. Edit the the receive connector binding & change the port to 26
In the next screen Remote network settings
5a. remove the default bindings of 0.0.0.0-255.255.255.255
5b. Add the IP address of the server running Backup exec, in our case 10.0.0.4
This address is often the same as that of the Exchange server especially if you are running SBS
On the next screen New Connector you will be displayed a summary of your configuration which will look somewhat like this , click NEW to build it.
Name: Application relay
(All available IPv4 addresses): Port 26
Remote IP range(s):
- IF all is well On the next screen Completion you will be informed so . click Finish
In the Exchange MMC double click the connector you just created &
8a. select the Permission groups tab & check Exchange Server
( Note: if backupexec is not on the same server as the exchange server you may have to play around with this)
8b. select the Authentication tab & additionally check off Externally Secured
- Go to Symantec Backup Exec & select E-mail alerts and Pager notifications from the drop down menu
- Enable SMTP Configuration & fill up the information for your mail server , remember to specify port 26, Sender name & Sender email address. There is no need to Enable SMTP Authentication
That's it you are done.
If you still cannot send email alerts , you will want to set the logging for the recive connector you just created to Verbose
You will find the log in the following folder.
Receive Connector logs are located in:
Exchange 2010: C:\Program Files\Exchange Server\V14\TransportRoles\Logs\ProtocolLog\SmtpReceive
Exchange 2007: C:\Program Files\Exchange Server\TransportRoles\Logs\ProtocolLog\SmtpReceive
Send Connector logs are located in:
Exchange 2010: C:\Program Files\Exchange Server\V14\TransportRoles\Logs\ProtocolLog\SmtpSend
Exchange 2007: C:\Program Files\Exchange Server\TransportRoles\Logs\ProtocolLog\SmtpSend