Saturday, October 17, 2009

Service 'MSExchangeTransport' failed

A few months ago I had an Exchange Server 2007 install stop cold, caughing up this error:

Service 'MSExchangeTransport' failed to reach  status 'Running' on this server.

Apparently if you disable IPv6 on a Windows Server 2008 the error will occur. Not to be picky, but how many networks are actually using IPv6 and why is it installed by default anyway?

So re-enable it, reboot and try the install again.

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