Accepted Domani in Exchange

Introduction

In this article, we will see how to create an accepted domain in Microsoft Exchange Server 2019.

An accepted domain is an SMTP namespace for which a Microsoft Exchange Server sends or receives emails. If you want to accept emails for more or different SMTP domain names or relay emails, then you need to configure accepted domains in Exchange 2019.

Add and Remove Accepted Domain in Exchange Server

There are two ways to add accepted domains in Exchange Server: by using the Exchange Admin Center or the Exchange Management Shell. We will see how to create a send connector by using both methods.

Add the Accepted Domain using Exchange Admin Center and Exchange Management Shell

Login to EAC > Click mail flow > accepted domains and then click + Add

How to Add Accepted Domain in Exchange Server

Specify the name, accepted domain, select Authoritative and then click Save.

How to Add Accepted Domain in Exchange Server

Accepted domain has been created.

How to Add Accepted Domain in Exchange Server

Add Accepted Domain using Exchange Management Shell

Open the EMS and run the following command, it will add the new authoritative domain name to easytechhub.com

New-AcceptedDomain -Name “multitechhub” -DomainName multitechhub.com

How to Add Accepted Domain in Exchange Server

Verify that the accepted domain has been created.

Run the below command to verify that the accepted domain has been created.

Get-AcceptedDomain | Format-Table -Auto Name,DomainName,DomainType,Default,AddressBookEnabled

How to Add Accepted Domain in Exchange Server

Modify Accepted Domain using EAC

Make the newly created accepted domain the default domain. There will always be one default accepted domain.

Login to EAC > mail flow > accepted domains select the accepted list from the list and click Edit.

How to Add Accepted Domain in Exchange Server

Select “Make this the default domain” check box and click Save.

How to Add Accepted Domain in Exchange Server

Modify Accepted Domain using EMC

Run the following command to make default accepted domain.

Set-AcceptedDomain -Identity “multitechhub” -MakeDefault $true

Verify

Run the below command to verify that the accepted domain has been changed.

Get-AcceptedDomain | Format-Table -Auto Name,DomainName,DomainType,Default,AddressBookEnabled

Remove the Accepted Domain using Exchange Admin Center and Exchange Management Shell

Login to EAC > mail flow > accepted domain > select the accept domain from the list and click Remove

At the warning window, click Yes.

Remove the Accepted Domain using EMC

Run the below command to remove accepted domain using EMC

Remove-AcceptedDomain -Identity “multitechhub”

Type Y and hit enter

Verify

Run the below command to verify using EMC

Get-AcceptedDomain

Follow our post below on how to create a send connector in Exchange Server.

https://easytechhub.com/how-to-create-a-send-connector-in-exchange-server/

Conclusion

The accepted domain is an SMTP namespace for which a Microsoft Exchange Server sends or receives emails. In this blog post, we learned how to add, modify, and remove accepted domains in Exchange Server by using various methods.

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By Feroz Khan

Feroz Khan works as a system administrator with more than 12 years of experience in information technology. He would like to share the knowledge with others that he has gained during his working experience.

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