Want to protect your cyber security and still get fast solutions? Ask a secure question today.Go Premium

x
?
Solved

Messages building up in mail.que on Exchange 2010

Posted on 2015-02-05
7
Medium Priority
?
837 Views
Last Modified: 2015-02-09
we have sporadic occurances of inbound internet mail messages delivered late if the exchange server is either rebooted or the transport service is restarted.  Upon restarting the transport,Some of these are legit and some are spam.  The background scan of the queue db occurs.  The next message is "The background scan of the transport queue database has completed: 62 messages were found.

Interestingly there are no messages in the EMC queues nor when checking in EMS using get-queue or qet queue | FL

how can i determine what these 62 (and counting) messages are and to prevent inbound internet mail flow from becoming interrupted?  
 
msexchange transport Event ID 17010

Thanks in advance!
0
Comment
Question by:james4272
  • 4
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 31

Accepted Solution

by:
Gareth Gudger earned 2000 total points
ID: 40596513
Hey James,

Event ID 17010 may just be telling you how many messages are also in the Transport Dumpster. The Transport Dumpster maintains a copy of messages by default for 7 days. And can resend those messages to the mailbox database if required.

You can check its configuration with the Get-TransportConfig | FL *Dumpster* cmdlet.
0
 

Author Comment

by:james4272
ID: 40597395
Thanks Gareth!  The dumpster is set to 7 days retention.  I am glad to know 17010 is also identified with the dumpster.  I wasn't sure if those were orphaned or malformed messages and with the behavior of the transport after server reboot, it just looked suspicious. Thanks again
0
 

Author Comment

by:james4272
ID: 40597434
I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for james4272's comment #a40597395

for the following reason:

Identified event id is aligned with message report for transport dumpster.  valid and plausible
0
Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:Gareth Gudger
ID: 40597435
Hey James. Glad to help. Did you mean to close the question by accepting your own comment?
0
 

Author Comment

by:james4272
ID: 40598464
No. sorry Gareth. I meant to select your response to the question as the accepted solution.  i'll correct that. thanks for letting me know.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:james4272
ID: 40598468
Identified event id is aligned with message report for transport dumpster.  valid and plausible
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:Gareth Gudger
ID: 40598477
No problem. Glad to help!
0

Featured Post

[Webinar On Demand] Database Backup and Recovery

Does your company store data on premises, off site, in the cloud, or a combination of these? If you answered “yes”, you need a data backup recovery plan that fits each and every platform. Watch now as as Percona teaches us how to build agile data backup recovery plan.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

How to effectively resolve the number one email related issue received by helpdesks.
This article will help to fix the below errors for MS Exchange Server 2016 I. Certificate error "name on the security certificate is invalid or does not match the name of the site" II. Out of Office not working III. Make Internal URLs and Externa…
In this Micro Video tutorial you will learn the basics about Database Availability Groups and How to configure one using a live Exchange Server Environment. The video tutorial explains the basics of the Exchange server Database Availability grou…
This video discusses moving either the default database or any database to a new volume.
Suggested Courses

571 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question