MTA for Domain on Windows 2003 service stops every day at the same time

  • 7005737
  • 14-Apr-2010
  • 26-Apr-2012


Novell GroupWise 8 Support Pack 1 Hot Patch 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition


GroupWise MTA service on Windows 2003 server stops every night at the same time


eDirectory User Synchronization is configured to run at 1 AM and can be turned off for the Windows MTA if another MTA is configured to run it. 
For more information on configuring eDirectory User Synronization see the following link:

41.4.1 Using eDirectory User Synchronization


Reported to Engineering

Additional Information

eDirectory User Synchronization is normally turned off by default but it has been noted in GroupWise 8 to be on when an MTA service for Windows is installed.