A component of Microsoft Exchange Server used to connect Exchange sites or to connect an Exchange organization to foreign mail systems. Connectors are components of Exchange that can be used to route messages over a messaging system. Connectors are implemented on Exchange as Microsoft Windows NT services, and can be stopped and started using the Services utility in Control Panel.
Various types of connectors can be installed on Exchange, including the following:
For more information on each of these connectors, refer to their individual entries in this work.