RE: MTA service failed to start

  • From: "Robert Abela" <robert@xxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2002 09:58:32 +0200

First of all check the event viewer and check if there are any related events 
and check in the Microsoft Knowledge base or technet or else post them here.

-----Original Message-----
From: Mat Yen Menggelitis [mailto:matyen76@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Friday, August 30, 2002 5:04 AM
To: [ExchangeList]
Subject: [exchangelist] MTA service failed to start

Hi all,

This is my MS Exchange server background:

Ms Exchange 5.5 Enterprise server SP3
Windows NT4.0 Advance Cluster Server SP6a
MTAData folder size now: 7GB

Our HQ server having a long queue at MTA sending to
our branches and cause the MTA service hang and stop
responding when tried to restart the service.

I have run MTACheck /V tools but it seems like no
corrupted to the database. When I tried to restart all
Exchange service, MTA and IMS failed to start.

Is it possible to me to remove all the DB**.dat files
in MTAdata folder and restart the servive to recreate 
the queue?

Anybody have a method with least steps to be done
because I need to up the service immediately.


~Mat Yen Menggelitis~
Tel (o): +603-5635 8828 ext. 7105
Tel (h/p): 013-3507507

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