Deleting an Exchange Connector to solve Event ID 5016
Posted on 2011-09-28
I've been getting an error for a long time in Exchange that I've just been ignoring - now I'm tired of it. Event Type: Error
Event Source: MSExchangeTransport
Event Category: Routing
Event ID: 5016
Time: 3:06:46 PM
The Active Directory topology service could not discover any route to connector CN=AvExchangeIVC_MAIL,CN=Connections,CN=MYDOMAIN,CN=Routing Groups,CN=BLAHBLAH,CN=Administrative Groups,CN=Our Site Name,CN=Microsoft Exchange,CN=Services,CN=Configuration,DC=ourcomany,DC=com in the routing tables with the timestamp 9/28/2011 7:06:46 PM. This connector will not be used.
Regular mail is going out fine and I haven't noticed any real problems. Using ADSIEDIT and drilling down to Services,,then Connections, I can see the connector in question. I just see it and our Fax gateway. Can I safely delete that connector without causing any problems with email?