You receive an "Out of virtual memory" error message after you enable the Envelope Journaling feature in Exchange Server 2003 SP1

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If you enable the Envelope Journaling feature in Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1), after some time, you may receive an ‘Out of virtual memory’ error message.


Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.


Because of file dependencies, you must have Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 SP1 installed to apply this hotfix.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name
   05-Nov-2004  10:14  6.5.7232.50       395,264  Exsmtp.dll       
   05-Nov-2004  09:20  6.5.7232.50     3,261,952  Mdbmsg.dll       
   08-Oct-2004  02:12                      3,304  Redir.asp
   05-Nov-2004  09:54  6.5.7232.50     5,148,672  Store.exe


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.


For additional information about journaling in Exchange 2003 and in Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
843105 Troubleshooting message journaling in Exchange Server 2003 and in Exchange 2000 Server
For additional information about Microsoft software updates, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
817903 New naming schema for Exchange Server software update packages


Article ID: 885281 - Last Review: October 27, 2013 - Revision: 2.3
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 1
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