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I have a client that has problems with his current outgoing mail provider. It seems he uses a server for incoming mail and another server (another provider) for outgoing. But since the outgoing mail service is randomly unavailable, he wants to change to my servers.

Is there a way to configure his outlook to use my MediaTemple servers only for outgoing mail without making changes to the domain configuration (DNS nor NameServer changes)? if so, how?

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Explain "domain configuration". –  joeqwerty May 9 '12 at 15:45
    
Updated question –  leonel May 9 '12 at 16:41
    
Well... why not use the incoming mail providers SMTP server? –  Joseph Kern May 9 '12 at 17:29
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Configure your SMTP server to allow relaying from the client ip address(es), or alternately configure your SMTP server to allow authenticated relaying and create a user account (or user accounts) for your client to use to authenticate to your SMTP server, then confugure the client Outlook settings to use your SMTP server for outgoing email.

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You need to configure your smtp server so that it accepts to relay mails for his domain and configure his email client to use your smtp server.

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