RE: Critical State Stopped

  • From: "MJ" <mjtech@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Mar 2006 21:52:51 -0500

I would think the best practice analyzer will find it for you; go to this

download it, install it, run it and it will find every possible problem that
your exchange could possibly have.

Let us know how it went

-----Original Message-----
From: Todd Hofert [mailto:todd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2006 8:03 AM
To: [ExchangeList]
Subject: [exchangelist] Critical State Stopped
I have a strange issue with one of my Exchange 2003 servers. Under status in
System Manager it lists the server name with a status of Critical:Service
not running. Clicking on the Default Microsoft Exchange Services lists all
Exchange Services and all are listed with a state of Running. Reviewing the
services from Computer Manager/Services also shows that all services are
running. Services have been restarted and the entire server has been
restarted. Event viewer has no suspicious events. Mail is flowing as
expected. Any ideas why this is showing as service not running and or how to

Todd Hofert
IT Director
Spartan Graphics, Inc.
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