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

Testing Outbound Mail Flow

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


  3. Fill in all information and click Perform Test.


  4. Make sure that Outbound SMTP Test was successfully.


  5. Logon outlook with test user account.
  6. Send an email to outside Gmail account.


  7. Login Gmail Account and open the email and select Show original.


  8. 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 Outbound mail flow.


    To be continue……

    Hope you enjoy this post.

    Cary Sun

    Twitter: @SifuSun


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