Topic Last Modified: 2010-07-06

The Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager monitors the Windows Application log on computers running Exchange 2010 and generates this alert when the events specified in the following Details table are logged.

To learn more about this alert, in Operations Manager, do one or more of the following:


Product Name


Product Version

14.0 (Exchange 2010)

Event ID


Event Source


Alert Type


Rule Path

Microsoft Exchange Server/Exchange 2010/Common Components/Hub Transport and Edge Transport/Transport

Rule Name

The configuration for one of the SMTP Receive connectors is invalid. The configuration change will be ignored, and the last good configuration will be used.


This Error event indicates that there is a configuration error in a Receive connector. A required parameter is missing or is corrupted, or it contains invalid data. The configuration of the affected Receive connector must be fixed before it can be used.

User Action

To resolve this error, Use the Set-ReceiveConnector cmdlet in the Exchange Management Shell to correct the specified configuration error.

  • For more information, seeSet-ReceiveConnector.

  • For more information, see Managing Connectors.

For More Information

If you are not already doing so, consider running the Exchange tools created to help you analyze and troubleshoot your Exchange environment. These tools can help make sure that your configuration aligns with Microsoft best practices. They can also help you identify and resolve performance issues, improve mail flow, and better manage disaster recovery scenarios. To run these tools, go to the Toolbox node of the Exchange Management Console. To learn more about these tools, see Managing Tools in the Toolbox.