An exception %1 occurred while converting message %2 into MIME format. %3

Product: Exchange
Event ID: 2006
Source: MSExchangeIMAP4
Version: 8.0
Symbolic Name: ExceptionAtContentConversion
Message: An exception %1 occurred while converting message %2 into MIME format. %3

This Error event indicates that the Microsoft Exchange IMAP4 (MSExchangeIMAP4) service skipped a message because Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 was unable to convert the message from MAPI to MIME format. When this error occurs, users who access their e-mail by using an IMAP4 client cannot retrieve the specified message.

User Action

To resolve the error, follow one or more of these steps:

  • Notify the affected user to retrieve the message by using Microsoft Office Outlook® Web Access or by using a MAPI client such as Microsoft Outlook.

  • If the problem persists, contact Microsoft Product Support services. For contact information, visit the Microsoft Help and Support Web site.

If you are not already doing so, consider running the tools that Microsoft Exchange offers to help administrators analyze and troubleshoot their Exchange environment. These tools can help you make sure that your configuration is in line with Microsoft best practices. They can also help you identify and resolve performance issues, improve mail flow, and better manage disaster recovery scenarios. Go to the Toolbox node of the Exchange Management Console to run these tools now. For more information about these tools, see Toolbox in the Exchange Server 2007 Help.


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