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Mail delivery is slower than expected, or mail delivery stops, on an X.400 connector to a remote site in Microsoft Exchange Server. If you view the queues for the X.400 connector in Exchange System Manager, you find that messages are queued for long periods before delivery. To view the queues for the X.400 connector, see the Queues tab of the corresponding message transfer agent (MTA) in Exchange System Manager.
When you restart the Microsoft Exchange MTA Stacks service on either end of the X.400 connector, some messages are delivered. However, the symptoms occur again after some time.
Note This problem does not occur if Exchange Server 5.5 is not running on the Exchange organization.
This problem occurs when the following conditions are true:
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
To resolve this problem, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.
PrerequisitesNo prerequisites are required to install the hotfix.
Restart requirementYou must restart the computer after you install the hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File informationThe 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 -------------------------------------------------------- 29-Jul-2005 02:51 5.0.2195.7061 119,056 Afd.sys
Hotfix installation informationThe hotfix must be installed on the Windows 2000 Server server that is running Exchange Server 5.5. You don't need install the hotfix on the server that is running Exchange 2000 Server or Exchange Server 2003.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about how hotfix packages are named, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816915/ )New file naming schema for Microsoft Windows software update packages
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 904712 - Last Review: October 26, 2006 - Revision: 3.4