Re: MS Exchange as Mailserver

Mitchell B. Wagers ( (no email) )
Tue, 02 Dec 1997 14:49:06 -0800

Dunno where you got that it has to use NT accounts...
each his own!

At 09:37 AM 12/3/97 +1000, you wrote:
>MS Exchange Server is impossible to learn and installed. Too complicated.
>The other problem is that it insists on unsing NT SAM database user as
>mailbox names. So basically you have to let all your ISP dialing users to
>become your NT network user which I don't want.
>So we have to give it up.
>From: Juergen Weiss <>
>To: NTISP Mailinglist <>
>Subject: MS Exchange as Mailserver
>Date: Tuesday, December 02, 1997 7:58 PM
>I am going to lease a webserver which is placed at my uplink-providers
>backbone. As mailserver they recommend me to use MS Exchange Server. I have
>no experience
>with Exchange that's why I am asking.
>1. Can Exchange be used as a standard SMTP-Server for everybody (not only
>2. Is it possible to host multiple domains with one IP
>3. Can Exchange work as a standard POP3 Server
>My typical scenario would be like this:
>Lets asume I have 20 customers each with his own domain. Also each customer
>has only a standard dial-in connection (dynamic IP) to the Internet. Maybe
>the customer is running Exchange in his internal LAN. My Server should keep
>all mail for each domain, so when my customers connect to internet they
>should be able to fetch all their mail. Will I be able to do this with
>Exchange Server?
>Sorry, if I am asking basic questions, but I don't like to spend several
>days in learning about Exchange to find out that it is impossible to use
>it. So please give me some ideas if it is worth to learn Exchange.
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