[ExchangeList] Re: Outbound Messages Awaiting Delivery - Temporarily move queued mail to other IMC

  • From: victor-w@xxxxxxxxx
  • To: exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2006 23:13:39 +0200

http://www.msexchange.org
-------------------------------------------------------That was one of the 
first things I did :-).
I have also stopped the IMC, removed the queue.dat and restarted the 
IMC again, no luck so far.
 

----- Oorspronkelijk bericht -----
Van: Chris Wall <Chris.Wall@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Datum: dinsdag, september 12, 2006 11:05 pm
Onderwerp: [ExchangeList] Re: Outbound Messages Awaiting Delivery - 
Temporarily move queued mail to other IMC

> http://www.msexchange.org
> -------------------------------------------------------5.5 was 
> notorious for the IMC hanging...  I would stop and restart
> services for the connector.  This will clear the queue, so you may 
> wantto manually select to 'cancel' all messages in the queue so an 
> NDR is
> generated and users know to resend the messages.
> 
> Best of luck.
> 
> Chris
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> victor-w@xxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Tuesday, September 12, 2006 4:54 PM
> To: exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [ExchangeList] Re: Outbound Messages Awaiting Delivery -
> Temporarily move queued mail to other IMC
> 
> http://www.msexchange.org
> -------------------------------------------------------Thanks for 
> this.
> I searched through DNS but couldnt find anything strange, I am 
> able to 
> resolve several websites as well, DNS seems to be fine.
> 
> ----- Oorspronkelijk bericht -----
> Van: "Taylor, George" <GTaylor@xxxxxxxx>
> Datum: dinsdag, september 12, 2006 9:57 pm
> Onderwerp: [ExchangeList] Re: Outbound Messages Awaiting Delivery -
> 
> Temporarily move queued mail to other IMC
> 
> > http://www.msexchange.org
> > -------------------------------------------------------Look at 
> > your DNS, sounds like something has changed there.  Anytime I
> > see messages backed up in the outbound queue and I'm sure my 
> outbound> connections are good it turns out to be a DNS issue.  
> Perhaps some 
> > othermachine for whatever reason registered with your DNS as 
> > Server B's IP.
> > 
> > I made the mistake awhile back of accidently giving one of my test
> > servers the IP of one of the Exchange servers, noticed it 
> immediately,> but it had already registered itself.  That took DNS 
> about 4 hours to
> > clear up, all the while with outbound messages saying unknown or
> > unreachable destination.
> > 
> > George Taylor
> > Systems Programmer
> > Regional Health Inc.
> > 
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: victor-w@xxxxxxxxx [mailto:victor-w@xxxxxxxxx] 
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 12, 2006 1:42 PM
> > To: exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [ExchangeList] Outbound Messages Awaiting Delivery -
> > Temporarily move queued mail to other IMC
> > 
> > http://www.msexchange.org
> > -------------------------------------------------------I have the
> > strangest thing.
> > 
> > The environments has 10 Exchange 5.5 mailbox servers and 2 
> > Exchange 5.5
> > Bridgehead servers.
> > Lets call the Bridgeservers, server A and server B.
> > All mailbox servers have 2 X400 connectors, 1 to Bridgehead A 
> and 
> > 1 to
> > Bridghead B.
> > 5 are sending primarily to server A and the other 5 are sending
> > primarily to server B.
> > 
> > Server A and B both have an IMC defined.
> > 
> > The strange thing now is that since 4 hours, the outbound e-mail on
> > server B is all staying in the que Outbound Messages Awaiting 
> > Delivery.It is in a "pending" state and when I check the details 
> > of a message, a
> > lot of messages have [host unreachable].
> > 
> > The IMC's on Both server A and server B are configured to 
> forward 
> > theirmail to the same smarthost.
> > I have no problem setting up a telnet session from server B with the
> > smarthost and sending an email via that session to my own 
> internet 
> > emailaddress, this gets delivered nicely.
> > 
> > For some reason the mail is not leaving Exchange.
> > 
> > I have set logging to maximum on all items of the IMC, but this only
> > gives me informational reports, no warnings what so ever.
> > 
> > Now I have 2 questions:
> > 
> > 1: How can this be solved?
> > 2: Is there any way to move the email that is in the queue on 
> > server B,
> > to server A where the mail is flowing normally to the outside world?
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