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Couple of things to check: Make sure "Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Incoming E-Mail" timer job is running on the server where SMTP confgiured. From Central admin, Incoming email setting > advance setting, make sure drop folder path added here. Make sure Timer Services having the correct permission on drop folder.
If nothing above has helped, then I would check whether your application pool and timer service accounts have permissions to the drop folder. Probably they don't. Some time ago it was the cause of the issue in my case. To configure this permissions do the following: Verify that you have the following administrative credentials: You must be a member of ...
If you have more than one APP Server, check whether the drop folder is on the same server where the timer is running, else you have to share the folder and add the path in Central Admin. Reference : http://bernado-nguyen-hoan.com/2013/06/18/solving-sharepoint-2013-incoming-mails-stuck-in-drop-folder/
It sounds like a misconfiguration of your Exchange environment. Are you using forefront protection with your exchange servers? There is a configuration for backscatter filters that will add that PRV= prefix to your sender address. Because you can send one message and it had it and another that does not, it appears that it is not configured correctly on ...
No, it is not necessary to use Exchange server to send e-mails. An advantage of SharePoint is in that You can use any smtp server You want. By example You can configure to send with gmail. You can use local smtp too, but imho You should be carefull with spam attacks in that case
MSG files are a proprietary format only recognized by Microsoft Outlook. The only format the Windows SMTP service understands are EML files. UPDATE You just can't save an Outlook MSG file directly into SharePoint or Windows SMTP Server. You need either an Exchange Server or any other SMTP/POP/IMAP server Outlook can communicate with. I personally use the ...
I'm guessing that something is going wrong with the AD lookup. Are there 2 or more AD accounts that have the same email address? If so, when SharePoint tries to lookup the user in AD by email address, the system will be unsure of which user sent the email. Authentication will fail and the email will never arrive in the document library. Check out this ...
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