mail not displaying in OWA or INBOX

Hi all, I have a interesting challenge I have never seen before.

  I have a SBS2003 server configured for EMAIL.  When I send messages form any internal user to any internal user, the email never displays in the Inbox in either OWA OR Outlook (2003-2007).  The message store DOES grow though.   I see the information store increase, but cannot see or view any messages.
PTVenomAsked:
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michaelgoldsmithCommented:
SMTP Store driver submitted message to MTA

If this is the last line of the message tracking, then the email is NOT being delivered to the recipient. Typically the last line of the email tracking would say "message delivered".

The MTA (Message Transfer Agent) should pass the email to the appropriate server for delivery, be that internal or external.

I would try reinstalling Exchange on your SBS and starting from scratch.
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michaelgoldsmithCommented:
Have you looked in the Message Tracking Center to see where the emails are being stopped?
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PTVenomAuthor Commented:
i am somewhat new to 2003 SBS, do i have to enable that first?  or do i just search for available messages?
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PTVenomAuthor Commented:
when i search for them, i get
"the tracking database is not available or the message has left the server"
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michaelgoldsmithCommented:
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PTVenomAuthor Commented:
I get:
SMTP Store Driver: Message submitted to store
SMTP Store driver submitted message to MTA

end.

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PTVenomAuthor Commented:
Strange that the IS increases, but I cannot see any mail in my inbox.
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Paul SolovyovskySenior IT AdvisorCommented:
The IS store may be increasing because the emails sent are in your sent items.  Are you using PST (personal folders) as well.  Make sure that the emails aren't going into the personal folders.  Also use msg tracking to see if the email was delivered.
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PTVenomAuthor Commented:
no PST files.  I am using straight outlook web access.  the message tracking log shows only what you see above:

SMTP Store Driver: Message submitted to store
SMTP Store driver submitted message to MTA

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PTVenomAuthor Commented:
Ok, quick update.  If I send from administrator to UserA, the Administrator mailbox item increases (sent Items), but the recipient, USERA, never gets the message. Theses users are local users on the local domain.  How can I track this to troubleshoot?  
  I have also manually telnet localhost 25, and the exchange server answers, and gets accepted by message que, but USERA never recieves the message.  Is there a way to bypass the SBS SMTP Connector?  Could that be the problem?
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gupnitCommented:
Hi,
Do this check....Send a mail from UserA to UserA itself, I mean to himself and see what happens.
Also please confirm Is this happening for all users.
Let me know
Thanks
Nitin
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PTVenomAuthor Commented:
Sent Items increase, but I still do not receive the message. (From userA to UserA) Could it be some sort of permissions issue?  I send the message, and I dont even see it in the QUES.
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PTVenomAuthor Commented:
Although re-installing to me is not a fix, alas that seems to be what fixes microsofts products.  After struggling with this, re-installing did resolve the issue.
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