The cost associated with each connector is used to optimize
message routing but does not cause non-delivery of mail. Messages
are routed according to lowest cost, but message are never returned
because of the cost. If two or more routes are available with the
same cost, the load is distributed as equally as possible between
them. Routing cost values range from 1 to 100.
Right-click a connector, and then click Properties.
For SMTP and X.400 connectors, click the Address Space
or Connected Routing Groups tab. If you select Connected
Routing Groups, click New or Modify. On the
Routing Address tab of the Properties dialog that
appears, type a value in Cost. If you select Address
Space, click Add and then select an address type, or
click Modify. On the General tab of the
Properties dialog that appears, type a value in
- OR -
For Routing Group connectors, click the General tab, and
then in Cost, type a value.