Re: IMail problem

Scott Marler ( (no email) )
Wed, 21 May 1997 12:35:27 -0600

I had this problem happen to me a couple of times. Same error messages and
same solution to fix it. Since then I have updated to 3.04 and it hasn't
happened again. What version are you running?

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> Subject: IMail problem
> Date: Wednesday, May 21, 1997 9:57 AM
> -- [ From: lists * EMC.Ver #2.5.02 ] --
> Hi,
> I'm running Imail on a NT 3.51 SP5 system. About every month it seems
> crash. I don't believe this is an Imail problem, but I thought I'd post
> just in case somebody has had a similar problem (whether it be with Imail
> otherwise).
> This machine went through a nasty brownout at one time (while we were
> loading the OS and other software). We thought that the brownout might
> caused damage, so we swapped everything out except for the Adaptec 2940
> the Seagate Barracuda drive. Everything seems to work fine, except for
> Imail crashes.
> About every month, for some reason the SMTP and POP3 server log an error
> the Event viewer saying that they have terminated. They both immediately
> restart, but the SMTP server doesn't work. If I try to send any mail, I
> a response saying that 'the domain is not a gateway' or something like
> If I get Imail up and running and wait for close to a month and reboot
> system, I usually find myself in the same position (SMTP server loads and
> running, but won't work).
> The only way to fix the problem is to uninstall Imail and then reinstall

> (overwriting doesn't work).
> I'm wondering if data for the SMTP server is eventually getting
> or overwritten??? No other services or anything seems to have a problem.
> Anybody experience similar?
> I hate having this server go down, so soon I will buy another controller
> card and disk and hope that solves the problem.
> Thanks,
> Lance
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