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    Default Testing Zimbra with same domain as production email server.

    I would like to test a zimbra server using the same domain as my current production email system and maybe eventually migrate all my users to it over time. I have an "Idea" but I don't know for sure if it will work or if there is a better way.

    The mx for my domain(We will call it points to the host of our anti-spam/virus gateway appliance. It sends mail to our actual internal SMTP/IMAP/POP production server.

    I will setup the zimbra server to have the same and second domain for the old system to forward too. I would setup an mx record to point to the new zimbra server. Accounts on the zimbra server will be setup under with an alias to When I want email from to be delivered to the new zimbra server I would put a forward on the old email system for to point to Assuming this will work am I correct that the to field will retain the address? Another What about email sent from the zimbra server to users that have not been migrated yet. Will the Zimbra server look up the mx and send an email destined for to the gateway device or will it reject the mail because it doesn't have a on the system? Is there a much better way to do all this?

    Last edited by millerdc; 10-02-2008 at 12:31 PM.

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