Spam in “messages pending submission”

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Exchange security
Microsoft Exchange
Spam
emails are being stuck in the "messages pending submission" queue and the clients are getting emails 2-3 hours after they are sent. after looking in the queues, i found that there are a lot of spam emails that are supposedly going to invalid email accounts. i have sophos and puremessage installed on my exchange 2003 server. the emails disappear after restarting server or the iis services
ASKED: March 28, 2007  11:50 AM
UPDATED: March 28, 2007  5:02 PM

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One suggestion would be to see if you can have one of your clients send you a copy of the emails that they receive 2-3 hours late and look at the message headers to try and determine where the email is being delayed.

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    One suggestion would be to see if you can have one of your clients send you a copy of the emails that they receive 2-3 hours late and look at the message headers to try and determine where the email is being delayed.
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