Exchange 2013 incoming mails got stuck in queue

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              How can i resume the incoming mail queue in exchange 2013, the status ready but got stuck, any idea ?

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Gaurav SinghSolutions Architect

could you please provide the full screen shot.. its not the full screen. there might one tab fo Last Error
System Engineer

you could restart the Microsoft Exchange Frontend Transport service, since that service controls mail flow. That wont affect users connecting to Exchange, just mail flow, and it should restart very fast.

PS: are there any errors in event viewer..
Log Name: Application
Source: MSExchangeFrontEndTransport



found out that I'm getting below error when opening the power shall in exchange, having checked the permission -> organization management -> member show "administrator" , since my current exchange version is still in CU 1, what I,m trying to do is to upgrade to CU 11, and do I need to follow below step now a day ?

Start Maintenance Mode:
(**You need to open up the Exchange Management Shell as Administrator or point 3 will give you a permission error**)
Open up an elevated Exchange Management Shell and run the 4 commands, let each one complete before doing the next one:
      Set-MailboxServer <Server Name> -DatabaseCopyActivationDisabledAndMoveNow $True
      Set-ServerComponentState –Identity <Server Name> –Component HubTransport –State Draining –Requester Maintenance
      Suspend-ClusterNode –Name <Server Name>
      Set-MailboxServer –Identity <Server Name>–DatabaseCopyAutoActivationPolicy Blocked

Start Exchange 2013 CU6 Upgrade:

New-PSSession : [<HOSTNAME>] Connecting to remote server <HOSTNAME> failed with the following error message
: Access is denied. For more information, see the about_Remote_Troubleshooting Help topic.
At line:1 char:12
+ $session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri 'h ...
+ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo          : OpenError: (System.Manageme....RemoteRunspace:RemoteRunspace) [New-PSSession], PSRemotin
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : AccessDenied,PSSessionOpenFailed
IvanSystem Engineer


steps bellow are for DAG environment, but since you have only 1 exchange server, no need to do that.
Just download CU 11, and run it. That is it..

PS: I would create backup of exchange, just in case. Never had problem, but you never know :)



noted with thanks !!

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