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Exchange 2003 eventsink on Small Business Server

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A previous IT manager set up an Eventsink.vbs to add a disclaimer to outgoing e-mails. It worked even though most clients are Outlook and therefore MAPI. A few days ago it stopped working  though nothing
has been changed. It may have been when I rebooted the server.

How do I get it adding the disclaimer again?

Do I have to reregister the Eventsink with smtpreg.vbs? Is there anyway of telling if it is registered already, are there any dangers?

Any help you be greatly appreciated as I have no scripting experience.

Thanks

Mat

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by:MATTHEW_L
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Make sure the exchange event service is running.  If so.  I would re-register the event sink.
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You may also take a look at COM+ on the server.  here is an article detailing some eventsink troubleshotting steps you may take before a re-register.

http://www.outlookexchange.com/articles/glenscales/shesdat.asp
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Microsoft Exchange Event is not running. seems to have set itself to Manual start.

Shall I simply re-start the service?

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For now just start it and see if that fixes anything, dont change its start type or anything like that.  Just start the service and test your disclaimer.  If that doesnt work, then you may want to try looking at the above document.
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And also a look at COM+ and see if you can find your event.
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by:MATTHEW_L
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I know the event service was used in 5.5 and I believe for Folder agents it is used, not sure for things like this.  
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What do you mean by "look in COM+ and see my event"?

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Unfortunately, starting the Microsoft Exchange Event service didn't work.
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If you look in the commonent services snap in you should be able to find your event in there if it is registered.  If not try regegistering your event.
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I've noticed GFI mail essentials 11 (trial copy) installed. Apparently, this can add a disclaimer even after the trial period is over.  I believe the trial period finished some months ago but the disclaimer stopped being added only a few days ago.

Has anyone experience of mail essentials?

Many thanks

Mat

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Is that hwo your disclaimer was being added was through mail essentials or though a manually registered SMTP event sink?
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For our Outlook (MAPI) clients, yes. We have Mac (imap/smtp) clients that still have the disclaimer via Eventsink.
The previous IT admin had removed mailessentials from the Program menu as he obviously hadn't paid for the full copy.

So mailessentials must be the problem. Apologies for the confusion.

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Well I guess you can get a version of that (Paid), or there are many good resources for free manually registered vbs event sinks that can do the same thing.  Especially if you are only using that peice of mailessentials, why pay for it.
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