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RE:Exchange Server 2000 and Cisco Pix (Christoph Puetz)
From: "Smith, Gary (SCOTAM)" <gary.smith () ScottishAmicable co uk>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2001 10:43:16 +0100



no fixup protocol smtp 25

to your configuration file.

The Mailguard facility in the PIX _sounds_ like a good idea but it seems to
break every SMTP MTA that I ever tried it with.


Message: 4
Date: Mon, 21 May 2001 09:54:39 -0700 (PDT)
From: Christoph Puetz <puetzc () yahoo com>
Reply-To: puetz () mho net
To: firewall-wizards () nfr com
Subject: [fw-wiz] Exchange Server 2000 and Cisco Pix

Hello wizards,

I have a newly installed Exchange Server 2000 behind
my Pix and did receive an error from a mail client
when trying to connect to the Exchange server.
Microsoft refers to Cisco without really being
specific - at least I could not find the solution at
Cisco's web page. Anyone here knows what I have to do?

Here's MS solution (Article ID: Q295164) for the

To resolve this issue, disable SMTP inspection on the
firewall. If you do not know the command to disable
SMTP inspection, contact Cisco." 

Is this the fixup command I have to use and disable

Thanks for your help in advance!

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