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Restarted Exchange services and "old mail" was sent out.

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While troubleshooting an issue I stopped and retarted the exchange services on a 2003 Small Business server.  Almost immediately the users were complaining that undeliverables were showing up in outlook.  A short time later replies were being sent asking why they were receiving old emails.   They are not being sent out by the user's PC's but from exchange.  What should I be looking at first?
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Alan HardistyCo-Owner
Top Expert 2011

Commented:
You just discovered the "Greylisting Bug".

Please download the hotfix from the link below and install it to get rid of the problem.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/950757/

Alan

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Commented:
Thank you for your response.  The article covers the NDR's but is a little vague about the email that were sent out.  Some are much older than a few days.  Would this still apply?

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Co-Owner
Top Expert 2011
Commented:
Yes - I can guarantee you that the patch will fix the problem and is totally relevant.

You presumably haven't restarted your server or the information store service for quite a while.