Solved

error 550

Posted on 2006-11-16
4
216 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05

I have several users who get the below message from the Syatem Administrator when forwarding to someone within the corporation.
The people do have mailboxes on my Exchange 2000 server and all clients run Outlook 2003.

What gives?



The following recipient(s) could not be reached:

      Rosi Lamancusa on 11/14/2006 2:11 PM
            550 Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable or not local

      Steve Robeson on 11/14/2006 2:11 PM
            550 Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable or not local
0
Comment
Question by:adrianbarrs
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
4 Comments
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:nitadmin
ID: 17962634
Check the spelling. make sure that they are spelling the receiants e-mail address correctly.

Also go to Microsoft Exchange System Manager.

Use the Message tracking tool to see what's happening to the e-mails.

Message tracking tools will help you trouble shoot this problem.

Make sure you have message tracking logging turned on. Otherwise, message tracking tools won't help.

Cheers,
NITADMIN
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:nitadmin
ID: 17962641
Go into ESM. Right Click on the Server. And choose Properties. In the General Tab.

You could do either of the following.

1. uncheck the "Enable Message Tracking" or
2. Check "Remove log files". Enter a number next to "Remove files older than (days)"

I would keep this message tracking logs and choose option 2 and keep logs file for 7 days.
Exchange's Message Tracking tool is very valablue tool for troubleshooting and resolving NDRs

Cheers,
NITADMIN
0
 
LVL 8

Accepted Solution

by:
nitadmin earned 500 total points
ID: 17962652
Here is an article which tells you how to use Exchange Message tracking tools.

http://www.msexchange.org/tutorials/Exchange-2003-Message-Tracking-Logging.html

Cheers,
NITADMIN
0

Featured Post

Are your AD admin tools letting you down?

Managing Active Directory can get complicated.  Often, the native tools for managing AD are just not up to the task.  The largest Active Directory installations in the world have relied on one tool to manage their day-to-day administration tasks: Hyena. Start your trial today.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article aims to explain the working of CircularLogArchiver. This tool was designed to solve the buildup of log file in cases where systems do not support circular logging or where circular logging is not enabled
If you troubleshoot Outlook for clients, you may want to know a bit more about the OST file before doing your next job. IMAP can cause a lot of drama if removed in the accounts without backing up.
In this video we show how to create an Accepted Domain in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Mail Flow >> Ac…
To add imagery to an HTML email signature, you have two options available to you. You can either add a logo/image by embedding it directly into the signature or hosting it externally and linking to it. The vast majority of email clients display l…

728 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