RE: [NTISP] Post.Office failure

Greg White ( )
Thu, 24 Aug 2000 08:46:29 -0700

One note of clarification. The error messages accompany the failure of mail
services prior to the reboot of the server. The way I originally worded it,
it sounded like the errors popped up after the reboot. My apologies.

Thank you,

Greg White
Network Administrator
BCT Online

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Greg White []
>Sent: Thursday, August 24, 2000 8:43 AM
>To: ''
>Subject: [NTISP] Post.Office failure
>We are running Post.Office version 3.5.3 build 223 on an NT4
>SP6a system.
>About once every week and a half, mail services stop responding and the
>server must be rebooted. When this happens numerous error messages are
>output to the screen stating that the "initialization of the
>dynamic link
>library C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32\User32.dll failed...". There are
>error messages
>like this for SMTP-Accept, POP3-Server, and SMTP-Deliver.
>We have been monitoring the server with Perfmon, and when this happens,
>there doesn't seem to be any heavy processor, disk, or memory usage.
>However, the failure almost always happens during busier traffic times,
>leading me to believe it is in some way load-related.
>We have about 1000 accounts on the system. Any thoughts? Is
>anyone else
>encountering this problem?
>Thank you,
>Greg White
>Network Administrator
>BCT Online
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