In the realm of email operations, Failed Edge Transport servers handle vital inbound and outbound Internet mail flow. They serve as relays and smart hosts, bolstering your Exchange setup. Operating as guardians, agents on these servers offer extra shielding against spam and enforce mail flow rules (transport rules) for precise control.
Open Command prompt with elevated privileges
– Browse to location C:WindowsADAM
– Type ADAMUninstall /i:MSExchange and hit enter
– Click Yes on both the dialog boxes appearing after you hit enter
– Restart the server
Experiencing unusual errors during the reinstallation of the Exchange Edge Transport role, such as those related to Failed Edge Transport, can occur initially. These issues are anticipated, particularly when employing a rough removal approach.
Locate the registry key HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftExchangeServerV14EdgeTransportRole
– Delete the WaterMark string from the right-hand side pane of the registry editor
– Browse back to location HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftExchangeServerV14
– Right click and create a new key named Transport
– Create one more key named Pickup at HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftExchangeServerV14
– Re-run exchange edge transport setup
Your edge transport role should be back to operation and you can create a new edge subscription with Exchange 2013 mailbox or Exchange 2010 HT servers.
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