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High number of emails are stuck in the outbound queue: Exchange 2003 enterprise

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Most of emails are going out successfully, but a high number of emails are stuck in the outboud queue.  Any help would be appreciated.  

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by:Old User
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Do you use Smarthost or DNS?
In queue viewer if you click on an email 'stuck' in the queue waht reason does it give
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by:pncorp
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DNS.
It doesn't really give a reason why.  Is there something else I should look for?
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It does say the remote server did not respond to the connection attempt
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Alan Hardisty earned 500 total points
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Please have a read of my article and check you are RFC compliant, not blacklisted and are configured correctly:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Server_Software/Email_Servers/A_2427-Problems-sending-mail-to-one-or-more-external-domains.html
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by:Alan Hardisty
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What was your problem?
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