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A timeout was reached (30000 milliseconds) while waiting for the Microsoft Exchange POP3 service to connect in Exchange 2007 Sp3 Rollup7 RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi Team,

    We have installed Exchange 2007 Sp3 with rollup 7, now we are unable to start the POP Services.

    It is giving mentioned error.

    System event log 

    Log Name:      System
    Source:        Service Control Manager
    Date:          30-08-2013 16:35:08
    Event ID:      7000
    Task Category: None
    Level:         Error
    Keywords:      Classic
    User:          N/A
    Description:
    The Microsoft Exchange POP3 service failed to start due to the following error: 
    The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion.


    Kirpal Singh

    Wednesday, September 18, 2013 1:30 AM

All replies

  • 1. Is the Rollup Installation successful or did it fail. Can you check ExchangeSetup.msilog to see if the rollup 7 installation was successful ?

    2. Can you also check if you have any errors/events logged in which is .net related ?

    3. Is that service running under Local Account or Network Service Account ? 



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    • Proposed as answer by PK M Tuesday, January 7, 2014 11:11 AM
    Thursday, January 2, 2014 2:51 PM