Applies to: Exchange Server 2007 SP3, Exchange Server
2007 SP2, Exchange Server 2007 SP1
Topic Last Modified: 2007-08-03
Use the Edge Transport node to view and maintain the features of the Edge Transport server role.
The following actions are available either by right-clicking Edge Transport or by selecting the options that are directly underneath Edge Transport in the action pane.
- Export List
Click Export List to open the Export List dialog box. You can use this dialog box to save the list of Edge Transport servers in the result pane to a text file. For instructions about how to use the Export List feature, see How to Export Lists from the Exchange Management Console.
Click View in the action pane to modify how objects are displayed in the Microsoft Management Console (MMC). The following options are available:
- Add/Remove Columns
Click Add/Remove Columns to select which columns you want to display in the result pane and to change the order. The available columns depend on the node that you select.
MMC automatically saves your settings. To revert to the default column view, click Restore Defaults in the Add/Remove Columns dialog box.
- Save Current Filter as Default
Click Save Current Filter as Default to make the existing filter the default filter for the servers listed in the result pane.
- Visual Effects
Click Visual Effects to set the visual effects to be always on, never on, or automatic. Use the visual effects setting to configure how Exchange wizards are displayed. If your connection is slow when you run wizards, you can increase performance by turning off visual effects. Use the Automatic setting to have the Exchange Management Console detect if your system should have visual effects turned on or off.
Click Customize to select the MMC components and snap-ins to display or hide. These settings apply to the whole MMC. For more information, see Customize View.
- Add/Remove Columns
Server Configuration Options in the Action Pane
When you select the Edge Transport node, the result pane displays the name of the Edge Transport server. The following actions are available either by right-clicking on the name of the Edge Transport server in the result pane, or by selecting the actions that are located directly underneath the name of the Edge Transport server in the action pane.
- Disable Anti-spam Updates or Enable Anti-spam Updates
If anti-spam updates are enabled, click Disable Anti-spam Updates to disable anti-spam updates. If anti-spam updates are disabled, click Enable Anti-spam Updates to enable anti-spam updates. For more information, see Anti-Spam Updates.
- New Receive Connector
Click New Receive Connector to create a new Receive connector. For more information, see How to Create a New Receive Connector.
- New Send Connector
Click New Send Connector to create a new Send connector. For more information, see How to Create a New Send Connector.
- New Transport Rule
Click New Transport Rule to create a new transport rule. For more information, see How to Create a New Transport Rule.
- New Accepted Domain
Click New Accepted Domain to create a new accepted domain. For more information, see How to Create Accepted Domains.
Click Properties to configure the properties of the Edge Transport server. For more information, see Configuring Transport Server Properties.
Server Configuration Objects in the Work Pane
When you select the Edge Transport node, the result pane displays the name of the Edge Transport server. The work pane lists several tabs that you can use to configure the Edge Transport server. When you click one of the tabs, additional related tasks that you can perform appear in the action pane.
The following tabs are available in the work pane of an Edge Transport server.
- Accepted Domains
Click the Accepted Domains tab to create new accepted domains, or to view, modify, or remove existing accepted domains. For more information, see Managing Accepted Domains.
Click the Anti-spam tab to view or modify anti-spam settings. For more information, see Anti-Spam and Antivirus Functionality.
- Receive Connectors
Click the Receive Connectors tab to create new Receive connectors, or to view, modify, or remove existing Receive connectors. For more information, see Receive Connectors.
- Send Connectors
Click the Send Connectors tab to create new Send connectors, or to view, modify, or remove existing Send connectors. For more information, see Send Connectors.
- Transport Rules
Click the Transport Rules tab to create new transport rules, or to view, modify, or remove existing transport rules. For more information, see Overview of Transport Rules.
For More Information
For more information about the Edge Transport server role, see the following topics: