DCOM was unable to communicate with our smarthost?

  • From: Danny <nocmonkey@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 9 Jul 2004 13:59:40 -0400

Once and awhile I see this error message in the event log:

Event Type:     Error
Event Source:   DCOM
Event Category: None
Event ID:       10009
Date:           6/29/2004
Time:           8:45:47 PM
User:           MAIL\ourbigbadadminaccount
Computer:       EXCHANGE
DCOM was unable to communicate with the computer mx1.oursmarthost.com
using any of the configured protocols.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at

mx1.oursmarthost.com is our SmartHost specified in our SMTP settings.
Exchange Server 2003 we are using.

Thank you for your time.

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