can not receive email from outside

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Active Directory
Exchange 2000
Outlook
I can send mail globally and can send the email outside, but I don't receive mail from the outside. Any clues?
ASKED: April 10, 2008  3:59 PM
UPDATED: April 11, 2008  1:44 PM

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Check the Inbound SMTP connector. Be sure that your server is accepting inbound connections on port 25. Check your public MX records to be sure they are accurate and available.

Can you telnet to port 25 on your external IP address
Try this

Nslookup
Set type=mx
<yourdomain.com>

See what your MX records are point to

Then telnet <mxrecord> 25 you should see header from Mail server .

If you are trying to POP mail telnet <mxrecord> 110 for POP

Probably could diagnose this for you in a few time please feel free to contact me dpdhunt@gmail.com with any bounced email and your domain

Cheers
Daryl

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