My outlook messages show the wrong email address !



We use Outlook 2003 sp2 and have a small LAN with 3 workstations using a
Server SBS 2003. We are set up to send emails via Microsoft Exchange Server
and never send email to ourselves, only to "external" addresses in the
outside world ! When we send emails to outside the LAN they always show the
local email address, ie (e-mail address removed) so anyone replying to our
emails will get an "address unknown" message. How can I change the return
address on our emails so that it shows our external address and not the
internal local address. I have been told it can be done, but I can't figure
it out ... Roger

Roady [MVP]

That's not an Outlook question but an Exchange question. You'll have to
change your default email address on the SBS server to your external


Ok thanks, do I need to repost the question to that group, or can you tell
me how to change the address on the SBS Server ? .. Roger

Peter Foldes


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Diane Poremsky [MVP]

1. The admin needs to add the external SMTP address to the mailbox in the
management console. It can be done for everyone with a recipient policy.

2. You can use this address for internal mail too, as long as you are
sending via exchange and not a pop acct in Outlook (well, you could use the
pop acct to send it, but it would leave the server and come back)

Diane Poremsky [MVP - Outlook]

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