Unrecognised email domains in the message queue.

Posted on 2006-06-13
Last Modified: 2013-11-15
Hi All,

A client of ours has 2 Exchange servers, one in each office. After resolving a problem for them within exchange I noticed the message queues for both servers have a number of strange entries which all have a status of "The remote server did not respond to a connection attempt"
Strangely after speaking to the client, they have not been trying to send email to any of these domains, and i'm afraid that somehow the server, or a client has a virus of some sort.

Upon opening the messages in the message queue, the sender is

Below is a list of the domains.
Office 1:

Office 2:
Question by:Dave Robinson
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rakeshmiglani earned 500 total points
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by:Dave Robinson
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Thanks, that has worked mostly - But I still have a bunch of SMTP connectors in the mail queue, without any mail inside them which I cannot seem to get rid of?
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If they show as message count "0" then you don't need to worry about it. They would be removed automatically. If you want to remove them immediately then you can restart the SMTP service

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by:Dave Robinson
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Cheers, fixed it a treat!

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