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hi, we are using exchange 2003, if the service is turned off [like when rebooting], where does the email go if it cannot be received during the downtime period?
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It will sit in the queue on the sending server. That server will keep trying to send the message until it times out and then an NDR will be generated.
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If you don't receive your email directly - so it comes through another server, then that server will queue the email.
Similarly, if you have an additional MX record then email will be delivered to that server instead.

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