2008-07-30 17:21:32 UTC
thought I'd try here.
The above error message began to show up a few weeks ago and I have not been
able to satifactorily figure out which of my exchange servers is the
Active Directory Domain (2003 version)
Exchange 2003 SP2 with all the latest paches applied on a Windows 2003 (x32)
Ent server. This server has been active for more than 4 years and has never
thrown this message before.
Forestprep and domain prep run both times an exchange server has been
In order to prepare for the migration to Exchange 2007, we created a virtual
Windows 2008 (x64) server and installed Exchange 2007 on it. Again letting
MS update to it's hearts content, also letting it sync itself to the domain.
Seemed to do alright.
I then moved my in-active acounts to the new server to see how it was done.
After that step I moved a single active maibox (mine) from the 2k3 server to
the 2k7 server and let it sit. Once the initial teething pains had been
dealt with, it appeared to be stable. I could email anyone (internal domain
addresses and external addresses).
A few weeks ago, I started getting messages with the information in the
above subject line in them and my external emails were being rejected. I
could email to anyone internal to our domain, but emails to the outside were
I rebooted the Exchange 2008 server late Friday and the external emails
worked for about three messages again and then back to failures.
I can restart the SA on either of the servers and external emails will flow,
but it's inconsistant when it fails. Anywhere from 1 to 4 outbound messages.
I came across messages on the web indicating a MIME mismatch, but can't
figure out where to change it, on the Exc2k3 server or the Exc2k7 server.
or for that matter how. I couldn't locate the entries the messages was
Anyone come across this yet?
Any help woul dbe appreciated.
mkelly at broadviewsoftware.com