EdgeTransport.exe process consumes excessive CPU resources on an Exchange Server 2010 Edge Transport server

Symptoms

When a Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Edge Transport server runs for several days, the Microsoft Edge Transport service (EdgeTransport.exe) consumes about 80 percent of CPU resources.

Cause

This issue occurs because a memory leak occurs on timer objects.

Resolution

To resolve this issue, install the following update rollup:
2866475 Description of Update Rollup 2 for Exchange Server 2010 SP3

Status

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

Article ID: 2871758 - Last Review: Aug 13, 2013 - Revision: 1

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3, Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Enterprise, Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Standard

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