Exchange 2007 transport service won't start - keeps replaying logs
Posted on 2014-09-08
As the title says, I had some issues with Exchange so I rebooted the server and finally all storage groups mounted. However, the transport service keeps getting stuck in a loop replaying log files, shutting down, creating a new instance and starting again, I read that possibly renaming the entire c:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\TransportRoles\data folder may help, but I'm wondering if that is the best course of action, or perhaps I just need to move out the transaction log files from the Queue folder, but leave mail.que where it is. I assume I'd need to kill the msexchangetransport.exe process first as well.
Please advise next steps. Thanks.