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Posted on 2014-03-07
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As of 4am this morning our server is not delivering e-mails that come from the outside world. We can send e-mails out to anyone. We can receive e-mail from within the organization. Anything coming from an outside source will not be delivered to us.

I have rebooted the server and it still has not fixed the issue. Any ideas?
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by:Zac Harris
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Have you tried emailing yourself from an outside service (gmail etc.. ) to see if you get any bounce-backs?
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Also...

Try restarting the hub transport server service (if one exchange server) & double check your "receive connectors"
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Update:

Thanks for the info guys. Turns out it is an issue with our remaining space on our operating system drive on the server.

I have already moved the public drive, users folders, and anything else obvious to a secondary drive to share out. I am still very low on space on the C drive. Any ideas on how to clear up some more space?

The tech at excel micro (the company we use for mcafee email security told me they are seeing "insufficient resources" and said to look into Verbos logs...can anyone walk me through deleted these logs if you think that is necessary.
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You'll have to browse the C: drive to see how much space is taken in each folder.  Are there any apps you can uninstall or move them to another drive?  Are any of your exchange databases or transaction logs configured for the C: drive that can be moved to another drive?
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Google "clean up sbs2008"
Look at wsus services and SQL log files
They are the usual culprits

A download and install of ccleaner will probably also give some temporary relief
(Some do not recommend this on a server but I have never had an issue with this on any sbs2008 server )
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by:Nicholas_BlueStar
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I talked with Tech Support and they directed me to delete files off of my C drive. Had nothing to do with mail servers. Just an issue with HD space
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