Perhaps. But SP1 for Exchange 5.0 came out in JUNE!!!! If you didn't
at least read the release notes back then and upgrade, you've been
To be really helpful, you'd cite the Q article (MS knowledge base
article) that described the issue.
As if software bugs are something new...
Andy Webb awebb @
Simpler-Webb, Inc. Austin, TX
"Mauve has more RAM" - Dilbert
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Martin Brooks [SMTP:martinb @
> Sent: Tuesday, September 23, 1997 11:27 AM
> To: firewalls @
> Subject: M$ Exchange SMTP bug
> For those of you who are uisng M$ Exchange directly
> connected to the Internet!!
> There is a bug in M$ SMTP services for M$ Exchange. When a
> corrupt/partial Email header is received by an Exchange
> server it will drop the information store (IS) offline.
> This causes Exchange to be inaccessible by its clients
> until the database has been repaired (this could take hours).
> M$ has released an Exchange 5.0 service pack to resolve this
> Yet another Miscrosoft mediocre product (yamp)!
> Martin Brooks (mailto:martinb @
> Minimed, Inc. (http://www.minimed.com)
> 12744 San Fernando Rd.
> Sylmar, CA. 91342