Topic Last Modified: 2006-05-17

The Microsoft® Exchange Server Analyzer Tool queries the Win32_NTLogEvent Microsoft Windows® Management Instrumentation (WMI) class to determine whether the following Exchange Server Error Events have occurred in the past 24 hours:

Exchange Server Error event 929 can occur because of incorrect access permissions on the Exchange Server objects in the Active Directory® directory service.

Exchange Server Error events 9003, 9004, and 6004 indicate that messages are being trapped in the message categorizer. The message categorizer is a component of the advanced queuing engine that sends Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) queries to the global catalog server to perform directory lookups.

The Exchange Server Analyzer also queries Active Directory to determine whether the attributes of the objects related to Exchange indicate that there are permissions-inheritance problems for those objects.

The Exchange Server Analyzer displays an error if the following conditions are true:

This error means that there are permissions-inheritance problems in the Exchange environment that can cause mail to queue.

To resolve this problem, follow the steps in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 907969, "Event ID 929 is logged, and mail is not delivered from one mail server to another mail server in an Exchange 2000 Server organization" (

For more information about Exchange Server 2003 events and errors, see the "Events and Errors Message Center" (