How to Configure Accepted domain Settings in Exchange Server 2019

Configure accepted domains in Microsoft Exchange Server 2019, that you configure in an Exchange organization to receive e-mail messages. For example, if your organization registered the domain, and you configured an MX mail exchanger record in the Internet DNS for, you want to configure as an accepted domain in your Exchange Server Setup to accept messages that are addressed to recipients.

Configure Accepted Domain

1- Open Exchange admin center and click mail flow and then click on accepted domains tab and click the + symbol to create a new accepted domain.

exchange server 2019 admin center

2- So, type a name and type the FQDN domain in the accepted domain ( and click on save.

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So, now we have a new accepted domain.

3- To change the default domain highlight the new domain and then click on the edit icon.

accepted domain exchange server 2019

4- So, select Make this the default domain and click on save.

make this the default domain

5- Now we can see the default domain changed.

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6- using the PowerShell command.


New-AcceptedDomain -DomainName xpertstec -Name -DomainType Authoritative


Set-AcceptedDomain -Identity -MakeDefault $true


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Written by Jamil Parvez

Jamil Pervez works as a Network Administrator, based in Kuwait with a Primary focus on Microsoft technologies. Microsoft Certified MCSE, MCTP, MCITP, CCNP, CCIP, CCVP with 20 years of experience in administering Windows Servers, Exchange, VMWare, Veeam B&R, Veritas BackupExec.

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