When you finish setting up the Microsoft Mail Connector, you must configure each MS Mail (PC) postoffice that you identified in the Microsoft Mail Connector. You can use the MS Mail 3.x Administrator program to create an external postoffice list for the Microsoft Exchange Server you are communicating with.
Use the Local Postoffice property page in the Microsoft Mail Connector to obtain the postoffice and network name of the Microsoft Mail Connector. This information will be used in the MS Mail (PC) Administrator program to configure the Microsoft Mail Connector postoffice as an external postoffice. You must do this for every MS Mail (PC) postoffice that uses the Microsoft Mail Connector, whether the connection is direct or indirect. The type of connection specified in the MS Mail (PC) Administrator program depends on how that postoffice is configured on the Microsoft Mail Connector.
For more information about creating external postoffices, see the MS Mail for PC Networks Administrator's Guide.
Use the Local Postoffice property page to change the network name and postoffice name for the Connector postoffice. These names are used to identify the Microsoft Exchange Server externally for routing services between MS Mail postoffices and the Microsoft Exchange Server. The default names are determined during installation from the Microsoft Exchange Server organization and site names. In a typical configuration, you would not change these names. You can also assign or reassign an existing password for the Connector postoffice.
For example, you may want to group a set of postoffices by a single network name. You can change a Connector postoffice name in the Local Postoffice property page and then regenerate the change to represent the new MS Mail address for the postoffice.
The Connector interchange and all instances of the Connector (PC) MTA read the network and postoffice name at startup. If you want the changes you have made to take effect immediately, stop and then restart the Connector interchange and Connector (PC) MTAs.
Warning Any change to network or postoffice names requires regeneration of the MS address type for the Connector postoffice. Changing the network or postoffice name after message transfer has started causes messages that were in transit during the change to be returned. You must modify the external list for the Connector postoffice for all Microsoft Mail postoffices connected directly or indirectly to the connector. You must also stop, reconfigure, and restart all Microsoft Mail gateways and occurrences of the External program.
|Network||The MS Mail network name (up to 10 characters) of the Microsoft Mail Connector postoffice. The default name is based on the Microsoft Exchange Server organization name.|
|Postoffice||The MS Mail postoffice name (up to 8 characters) of the Microsoft Mail Connector postoffice. The default name is based on the Microsoft Exchange Server site name.|
|Sign-on ID||The serial number identifier that is assigned during installation. This identifier cannot be changed. A sign-on ID is required for an external MS Mail postoffice that has been specified as direct route type and connected through an asynchronous or X.25 connection.|
|Sign-on Password||The password (up to 8 characters) required to connect to the Microsoft Mail Connector postoffice. A sign-on password is required for an external MS Mail postoffice that has been specified as direct route type and connected through an asynchronous or X.25 connection. The default is PASSWORD.|
|Regenerate||Regenerates the Connector postoffice address.|