MTA DB file handles parameter is non-default
Topic Last Modified: 2005-11-18
The Microsoft® Exchange Server Analyzer Tool reads the following registry entry to determine its current value:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\MSExchangeMTA\Parameters\DB file handles
If the Exchange Server Analyzer finds the value for DB file handles present and set to anything other than 192, a non-default configuration message is displayed.
The DB file handles value is the number of database server file handles that are configured. This determines the maximum number of database files that can be open concurrently. If more open files are required than the configured value, database objects are copied to disk.
|This article contains information about editing the registry. Before you edit the registry, make sure you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to restore the registry, view the "Restore the Registry" Help topic in Regedit.exe or Regedt32.exe.|
Open a registry editor, such as Regedit.exe or Regedt32.exe.
Navigate to: HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\MSExchangeMTA\Parameters
In the right pane, locate and double-click the DB file handles value.
In the Value data field, enter 192 and click OK.
Exit the registry editor and restart the Microsoft Exchange MTA Stacks service for the change to take effect.
Before you edit the registry, and for information about how to edit the registry, see the Microsoft Knowledge Base article 256986, "Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry" (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=3052&kbid=256986).