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Migrate Internet connectors

Updated: January 22, 2009

Applies To: Windows SBS 2008

Remove Internet connectors on the Source Server

E-mail is automatically enabled between the Source Server and the Destination Server when Windows SBS 2008 is installed in Migration Mode. When you remove the Internet send connector from the Source Server, the Destination Server becomes responsible for inbound and outbound Internet e-mail.

ImportantImportant
Before you remove the Exchange Server Internet connectors from the Source Server, ensure that you ran the Internet Address Management Wizard on the Destination Server. This is a required task in the Migration Wizard. The Internet Address Management Wizard creates Internet send and receive connectors on the Destination Server.

To remove the Exchange Server 2007 Internet connectors from the Source Server

  1. On the Source Server, open the Windows SBS Console.

  2. In the navigation bar, click the Network tab, and then click Connectivity

  3. Right click Smart host for Internet e-mail, and then clickView outbound Internet e-mail properties. The Configure Internet Mail Wizard starts.

  4. On the Before you begin page, click Next.

  5. Document the settings on each page of the wizard, and then click Cancel to exit the wizard without finishing.

  6. Click Start, click All Programs, click Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, and then click Exchange Management Console.

  7. On the User Account Control dialog box, click Continue.

  8. In the navigation pane, expand Organization Configuration, and then expand Hub Transport.

  9. Click the Send Connectors tab, right-click Windows SBS Internet Send <SourceServerName>, and then click Remove.

  10. Click Yes to confirm that you want to delete the connector.

    noteNote
    All e-mail to the Internet starts flowing through the Destination Server.

Configure Internet connectors on the Destination Server

After you remove the Internet connectors on the Source Server, you must configure the Internet Mail on the Destination Server with the settings that you documented on the Source Server.

To configure Internet Mail

  1. On the Destination Server, open the Windows SBS Console.

  2. In the navigation bar, click the Network tab, and then click Connectivity.

  3. Right-click Smart Host for Internet e-mail, and then clickView outbound Internet e-mail properties. The Configure Internet Mail Wizard starts.

  4. Follow the instructions in the wizard. When you finish configuring the Internet mail, proceed to the next task to migrate Exchange mailboxes and settings.

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