Solved

Exchange 2000 MTA won't start.  Do I care? (Someone else asked this question too!)

Posted on 2004-10-14
3
211 Views
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
I have an Exchange 2000 server, it is a stand alone server it does not connect to other Exchange servers and it especially does not connect to an Exchange 5.5 server although at one time it did.
I am getting a warning message in my application log with an Event ID of 2000. The description is "Verify that the Microsoft MTA service has started. Consecutive ma-open calls are failing with error 3051".
I do have the Microsoft Exchange MTA service disabled because I did not believe I needed it after I removed the Exchange 5.5 server from our network and because I could not start the service after I removed the Exchange 5.5 server from our network. So my question is can I just leave it off and if so how do I get rid of the warning messages in the log i.e. how do I get Exchange to stop sending ma-open calls.

Don
0
Comment
Question by:donmech
3 Comments
 
LVL 21

Accepted Solution

by:
marc_nivens earned 125 total points
Comment Utility
I'd go ahead and turn it on.  The MTA still has some hooks in Exchange 2000 even in native mode (move mailbox wizard for example needs the MTA).  Plus, you're just going to fill your event log with those warnings if you leave it off.
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Join & Write a Comment

We are happy to announce a brand new addition to our line of acclaimed email signature management products – CodeTwo Email Signatures for Office 365.
Following basic email etiquette rules will help you write a professional email and achieve a good, lasting impression with your contacts.
In this Micro Video tutorial you will learn the basics about Database Availability Groups and How to configure one using a live Exchange Server Environment. The video tutorial explains the basics of the Exchange server Database Availability grou…
how to add IIS SMTP to handle application/Scanner relays into office 365.

771 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

12 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now