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General error.
SMTP administration is unavailable.
EAccessViolation "Access violation at address 7367FE1E in module 'activeds.dll'.
(Windows server 2008 + ORF Version 4.3)
Please help!
Best regards

by Kirill 8 years ago

@Kirill: The file activeds.dll belongs to the Active Directory Service (ADSI) which tries to access the IIS metabase. This error can be caused by a lot of things, most likely it is a problem with IIS or the IIS metabase (it is corrupted), I suggest checking it. Corrupted IIS metabases can be fixed by restoring a backup or (if no backup is available) by reinstalling IIS (see

by Krisztian Fekete 8 years ago
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@Kirill: Please consider that IIS SMTP support on Windows Server 2008 was introduced in ORF 4.4 only. Version 4.3 will support Exchange installations, but not IIS ones.

by Peter Karsai 8 years ago
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