Applies to: Exchange Server 2007
Topic Last Modified: 2007-06-17

A Foreign connector uses a Drop directory on a Hub Transport server to send messages to a local messaging server that doesn't use the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) as its primary transport mechanism. These messaging servers are known as foreign gateway servers. Third-party fax gateway servers are examples of foreign gateway servers. The address spaces that are assigned to a Foreign connector can be SMTP or non-SMTP.

You can use the following Exchange Management Shell cmdlets to modify the configuration settings of Foreign connectors:

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For more information about Foreign connectors and how to manage them, see Foreign Connectors.