The EdgeTransport.exe process consumes 100 percent of CPU resources on an Exchange Server 2010 Edge Transport server

SYMPTOMS
The EdgeTransport.exe process may consume 100 percent of CPU resources on a Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Edge Transport server. When this issue occurs, the Edge Transport server stops responding. 

Note This issue may occur when the Edge Transport server is under a heavy workload, and frequent changes are made to the transport configuration files.
CAUSE
This issue occurs because multiple threads access an object to retrieve certain TransportConfigContainer properties that are out of the schema at the same time on the Edge Transport server.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this issue, install the following update rollup:
2685289 Description of Update Rollup 3 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2

STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
MORE INFORMATION
For more information about the TransportConfigContainer properties, visit the following Microsoft website:
Properties

Article ID: 2586828 - Last Review: 05/29/2012 18:44:00 - Revision: 1.0

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2

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