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Assume a situation where there are two Microsoft Exchange servers in the same administrative group. These two Exchange servers have the same routing group in a domain environment. One of the Exchange servers work as an expansion server. The other Exchange server works as a bridgehead server.
In this situation, the permissions for the distribution group for the Exchange expansion server does not let an external e-mail account send an e-mail message to the distribution group. However, the members of the distribution group can receive e-mail messages from an external e-mail account
Microsoft Exchange 2000 ServerTo resolve this problem, obtain the August 2004 Exchange 2000 Server Post-Service Pack 3 Update Rollup.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/870540/ )Availability of the August 2004 Exchange 2000 Server Post-Service Pack 3 Update Rollup
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Exchange Server 2003. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/836993/ )How to obtain the latest service packs for Exchange Server 2003
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Article ID: 840719 - Last Review: January 15, 2015 - Revision: 3.0