XADM: Messages Stay in the Queues Indefinitely Without Generating a Non-Delivery Report

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Messages that cannot be delivered may stay indefinitely in the Exchange 2000 Server queues without generating a non-delivery report (NDR).


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
301378 XGEN: How to Obtain the Latest Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:

Component: Message transfer

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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 3.


After you apply this fix, a message that cannot be delivered either generates an NDR or is placed in the Badmail queue (as appropriate) after the message expires.


Article ID: 318334 - Last Review: October 24, 2013 - Revision: 1.3
  • Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Standard Edition
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