Message delivery to the host ‘host name’ failed while delivering to the remote domain ‘%2’ for the following reason: text

Details
Product: Exchange
Event ID: 4006
Source: MSExchangeTransport
Version: 6.5.6940.0
Component: Microsoft Exchange Transport
Message: Message delivery to the host ‘host name’ failed while delivering to the remote domain ‘%2’ for the following reason: text
   
Explanation

This Warning event is logged when Exchange cannot deliver a message to a remote host. The event description should specify the reason for the failure.

Some common reasons for this Warning event include the following:

  • The connection was dropped by the remote host.
  • The remote SMTP service rejected AUTH negotiation.
  • The server trying to deliver the message cannot access the message delivery information in the message.
  • An SMTP protocol error occurred.
  • The server that is trying to deliver the message cannot connect to the remote server.
  • If a smart host has been specified in the properties of the SMTP virtual server, this event can be logged if the smart host is unreachable for any reason.

Note   This event can also be logged when the Mail Host Filtering feature of Sybari Antigen Antivirus Software is enabled. See User Action for more information.

   
User Action

To resolve this error, try one or more of the following:

Note   If you are using the Mail Host Filtering feature of Sybari Antigen Antivirus Software, disabling that feature may resolve this issue.

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