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  Asked By: Adrianna    Date: Dec 07    Category: MOSS    Views: 1294

I am configuring incoming email for a document library and am having
issues. Email are being deposited into the WFE Inetpub drop folder
but are not being picked up by MOSS. I am getting two errors in
Event Logs.

Problem Description: Event Type: Error
Event Source: Windows SharePoint Services 3
Event Category: Timer
Event ID: 6398
Date: 6/21/2007
Time: 2:49:32 PM
User: N/A
Computer:
Description:
The Execute method of job definition
Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPIncomingEmailJobDefinition (ID
1acf1bd2-8672-4091-b0a6-75ddff4ec77b) threw an exception. More
information is included below.

Value cannot be null.
Parameter name: path

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Event Type: Error
Event Source: Windows SharePoint Services 3
Event Category: E-Mail
Event ID: 6872
Date: 6/21/2007
Time: 2:49:32 PM
User: N/A
Computer:
Description:
A critical error occurred while processing the incoming e-mail drop
folder . The error was: Value cannot be null.
Parameter name: path.

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10 Answers Found

 
Answer #1    Answered By: Gaurav Ghosh     Answered On: Dec 07

Do you configure incoming  email as "automatic" or do you specify a drop
folder?

 
Answer #2    Answered By: Katelynn Donovan     Answered On: Dec 07


Regrdless of automatic versus drop...

Do you have the appropriate A record and MX records pointing to your SMTP
MTA?

 
Answer #3    Answered By: Geraldine Slater     Answered On: Dec 07

The issue was permissions on the drop  folder. The service account
had admin access on the server, but needed explicit access to the
folder itself.

 
Answer #4    Answered By: Gail Richmond     Answered On: Dec 07

I'm trying to get my WSS site to accept incoming  email. I thought I had
everything configured correctly but my email  is hanging in the Exchange
queue. I know I'm missing something but can't figure it out. Anyone
seen this before or know a solution?

 
Answer #5    Answered By: Alka Sarabhai     Answered On: Dec 07

Do you have an MX record for the subdomain that you've assigned to
SharePoint?

In other words, does Exchange know how to route mail to your SharePoint
server?

 
Answer #6    Answered By: Eashan Nadkarni     Answered On: Dec 07

First, Check if you get any smtp logs  on the server. That will tell you whether
your email  is even attempting to come to the box. This implies that exchange to
server connection is correctly setup.

Second, Try to send out an email by using telnet on port 25 to the server. If
the email goes and appears in your doc library/configured list, then your
sharepoint setup is correct.

After this you will know where to focus on troubleshooting.

 
Answer #7    Answered By: William Odom     Answered On: Dec 07

I need a solution that allows incoming  email to a document  library, where the
email can be grouped by sender, and sorted by date. I know SP has some out of
the box capabilities but i have not found good documentation on it.

 
Answer #8    Answered By: Mia Scott     Answered On: Dec 07

If incoming  email has been enabled for the web application, then you should have
a link in the library  settings to configure incoming email  for the library. One
of the options in the configuration settings is to group the attachments by
subject or sender. You could then create a view that is sorted by date.

 
Answer #9    Answered By: Kristian Chaney     Answered On: Dec 07

I need the actual documentation which explains how to set it up and how it
works?

 
Answer #10    Answered By: Alicia Scott     Answered On: Dec 07

Take a look at the following PDF. It explains how to setup libraries for
incoming email. Once you've done that configure the library  the way Daniel
says.

www.combined-knowledge.com/Downloads/2007/How%20to%20configure%20Email%20\
Enabled%20Lists%20in%20Moss2007%20RTM%20using%20Exchange%202007.pdf

 
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