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Microsoft Exchange Frontend Transport service" not starting.

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  • error  "Microsoft Exchange Frontend Transport service" not starting.

    [PS] C:\Windows\system32>Get-TransportAgent | FL

    RunspaceId            : a86027d1-7c09-4039-8d37-c1dab6986221
    Enabled               : True
    Priority              : 1
    TransportAgentFactory : Microsoft.Exchange.MessagingPolicies.TransportRuleAgent.TransportRuleAgentFactory
    AssemblyPath          : C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\TransportRoles\agents\Rule\Microsoft.Exchange.Me
                            ssagingPolicies.TransportRuleAgent.dll
    Identity              : Transport Rule Agent
    IsValid               : True
    ObjectState           : New

    RunspaceId            : a86027d1-7c09-4039-8d37-c1dab6986221
    Enabled               : False
    Priority              : 2
    TransportAgentFactory : Microsoft.Exchange.Transport.Agent.Malware.MalwareAgentFactory
    AssemblyPath          : C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange
                            Server\V15\TransportRoles\agents\Antimalware\Microsoft.Exchange.Transport.Agent.Malware.dll
    Identity              : Malware Agent
    IsValid               : True
    ObjectState           : New

    [PS] C:\Windows\system32>

    error  "Microsoft Exchange Frontend Transport service" not starting.

    Event Error:

    Event ID:7001

    The service will be stopped. Reason: Microsoft.Exchange.Transport.TransportComponentLoadFailedException: Loading of component 'SmtpReceiveAgents' failed. ---> Microsoft.Exchange.Transport.TransportComponentLoadFailedException: The agent component failed to load. ---> Microsoft.Exchange.Data.ExchangeConfigurationException: Invalid agent configuration in file 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\TransportRoles\Shared\fetagents.config'. ---> System.Xml.XmlException: Root element is missing.
       at System.Xml.XmlTextReaderImpl.ThrowWithoutLineInfo(String res)
       at System.Xml.XmlTextReaderImpl.ParseDocumentContent()
       at System.Xml.XmlLoader.Load(XmlDocument doc, XmlReader reader, Boolean preserveWhitespace)
       at System.Xml.XmlDocument.Load(XmlReader reader)
       at Microsoft.Exchange.Compliance.Xml.SafeXmlDocument.Load(XmlReader reader)
       at Microsoft.Exchange.Data.Transport.Internal.MExRuntime.MExConfiguration.LoadPublicAgents(String filePath, List`1& publicAgents)
       --- End of inner exception stack trace ---
       at Microsoft.Exchange.Data.Transport.Internal.MExRuntime.MExConfiguration.LoadPublicAgents(String filePath, List`1& publicAgents)
       at Microsoft.Exchange.Data.Transport.Internal.MExRuntime.MExConfiguration.Load(String filePath)
       at Microsoft.Exchange.Data.Transport.Internal.MExRuntime.MExRuntime.Initialize(String configFile, String agentGroup, ProcessTransportRole processTransportRole, String installPath)
       at Microsoft.Exchange.Transport.Extensibility.AgentComponent.Load()
       --- End of inner exception stack trace ---
       at Microsoft.Exchange.Transport.Extensibility.AgentComponent.Load()
       at Microsoft.Exchange.Data.Directory.ADNotificationAdapter.RunADOperation(ADOperation adOperation, Int32 retryCount)
       at Microsoft.Exchange.Data.Directory.ADNotificationAdapter.TryRunADOperation(ADOperation adOperation, Int32 retryCount)
       at Microsoft.Exchange.Transport.SequentialTransportComponent.Load()
       --- End of inner exception stack trace ---
       at Microsoft.Exchange.Transport.SequentialTransportComponent.Load()
       at Microsoft.Exchange.Transport.Components.Activate()

    Event ID 16023
    Microsoft Exchange couldn't start transport agents. The Microsoft Exchange Transport service will be stopped. Exception details: Invalid agent configuration in file 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\TransportRoles\Shared\fetagents.config'. : Microsoft.Exchange.Data.ExchangeConfigurationException: Invalid agent configuration in file 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\TransportRoles\Shared\fetagents.config'. ---> System.Xml.XmlException: Root element is missing.
       at System.Xml.XmlTextReaderImpl.ThrowWithoutLineInfo(String res)
       at System.Xml.XmlTextReaderImpl.ParseDocumentContent()
       at System.Xml.XmlLoader.Load(XmlDocument doc, XmlReader reader, Boolean preserveWhitespace)
       at System.Xml.XmlDocument.Load(XmlReader reader)
       at Microsoft.Exchange.Compliance.Xml.SafeXmlDocument.Load(XmlReader reader)
       at Microsoft.Exchange.Data.Transport.Internal.MExRuntime.MExConfiguration.LoadPublicAgents(String filePath, List`1& publicAgents)
       --- End of inner exception stack trace ---
       at Microsoft.Exchange.Data.Transport.Internal.MExRuntime.MExConfiguration.LoadPublicAgents(String filePath, List`1& publicAgents)
       at Microsoft.Exchange.Data.Transport.Internal.MExRuntime.MExConfiguration.Load(String filePath)
       at Microsoft.Exchange.Data.Transport.Internal.MExRuntime.MExRuntime.Initialize(String configFile, String agentGroup, ProcessTransportRole processTransportRole, String installPath)
       at Microsoft.Exchange.Transport.Extensibility.AgentComponent.Load()

    error  "Microsoft Exchange Frontend Transport service" not starting.
    Wednesday, July 10, 2013 7:39 AM

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  • Hello

    Finally i have installed exchange 2013 on testing server and copy "fetagents.config" to Live ClientAccess server folder 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\TransportRoles\Shared\.

    Issue has resolved.

    Regards

    Bhupen

    Thursday, July 11, 2013 7:36 AM

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