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Exchange 2003 outgoing email stuck in queue

After a disaster recovery installation and restore of my database. Everything seems to be working fine. I am able to receive both internal and external email. However outgoing email stays in the queue. I have tested port 25 and it is open. Not sure where to go next.
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check the event logs for a start... then see if you find any errors and report back.
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There are no relevant error messages in the event log.
run the telnet command below and see what happens.


if you need to enable telnet (on windows 7)

open a command prompt, copy and past this command in it :  pkgmgr /iu:"TelnetClient"  and press enter

then in the command window type telnet
you should get a telnet prompt now.

then at the telnet prompt type:   open maila.microsoft.com 25   and press enter.

what happens?
220 mail03.microsoft.com Microsoft ESMTP MAIL Service ready at Thu, 12 Jul 2012
15:15:44 +0000
did you get this resolved?
It has been resolve. It was a port issue. Thanks.