All GC's are down Suddenly RRS feed

  • Question

  • Please let me know , what happens to mail flow if all GCs are down suddenly in a Single domain model having other domain controllers are working fine.

    whether users will able to send/receive emails ? Please explain.

    Thursday, August 23, 2012 2:12 AM


  • hi,

    All recipient information is stored in GC. If All GCs are down, mail flow will stop. Because categorizer will contact GC to do recipient resolution. If GC is down, recipient can't be resolved, so you can't send message at that time until your gc is online again.

    hope can help you



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    • Marked as answer by Castinlu Monday, September 3, 2012 2:43 AM
    Friday, August 24, 2012 2:50 AM