Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer a very good tool to test Inbound Mail Flow.

Testing Inbound Mail Flow

  1. Open Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer tool via http://exrca.com.
  2. Select Exchange Server and click Inbound SMTP Email and then click Next.


  3. Fill in all information and click Perform Test.


  4. Make sure that Inbound SMTP mail flow was verified successfully.


  5. Make sure the test user received a Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer Test Message.


  6. Open the message in its own window.


  7. On the File tab, select Properties.


  8. Header information appears in the Internet headers box, select and copy all Internet headers.


  9. Open Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer tool via http://exrca.com
  10. Select Message Analyzer, paste Internet headers and click Analyze headers.


  11. Review the Inbound mail flow.


    To be continue……

    Hope you enjoy this post.

    Cary Sun

    Twitter: @SifuSun

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