Category Archives: Microsoft Exchange

MS Exchange – Event ID 2017 MSMQ Message Queuing Service cannot start

Event ID 2078 Source MSMQ The Message Queuing service cannot start. The checkpoint files cannot be recovered. To start the Message Queuing service without losing consistency, you must correct or recover corrupted checkpoint and log files. To start the service … Continue reading

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How to test SMTP operations using Telnet

How to test SMTP operations using Telnet 1. Telnet into Exchange server service using TCP port 25. — Command ——— telnet mail.mailserver.com 25 ——————— 2. Issue the following smtp command sequence — Command ——– helo mailserver.com <enter> ——————– response should … Continue reading

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Microsoft Exchange – Reverse DNS does not match SMTP Banner

Error: Warning – Reverse DNS does not match SMTP Banner The Cisco PIX firewall device uses an SMTP protocol filtering feature that is named Mailguard. When the Mailguard feature is turned on, it blocks all Extended Simple Mail Transfer Protocol … Continue reading

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Default Settings for Exchange Virtual Directories

TechNet Article on Default Exchange Server Virtual Directory Settings Exchange Server 2013 automatically configures multiple Internet Information Services (IIS) virtual directories during installation. This topic contains information about the default IIS authentication settings and default Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) settings … Continue reading

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MS Exchange – Transport Rule Available Active Directory Attributes

The ADAttribute property type accepts the name of one of the following Active Directory attributes: DisplayName FirstName Initials LastName Office PhoneNumber OtherPhoneNumber Email Street POBox City State ZipCode Country UserLogonName HomePhoneNumber OtherHomePhoneNumber PagerNumber MobileNumber FaxNumber OtherFaxNumber Notes Title Department Company … Continue reading

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Exchange 2010 – Fail to update OAB due to Error 0x6d9 (There are no more endpoints available from the endpoint mapper)

Fail to update OAB due to Error 0x6d9 (There are no more endpoints available from the endpoint mapper) Solution: On the mailbox servers verify that the “System Attentant” Service is running.

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Unable to access public Folders in Outlook 2010 – Exchange 2010

Problem: Error message when user trying to access public folders within outlook: Cannot expand the folder. Microsoft Exchange is not available. Either there are network problems or the Exchange computer is down for maintenance. You can access public folders using … Continue reading

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