I am trying to connect two Microsoft Exchange servers via a modem
After reading the setup I started to add the MTA Transport stack (File >
New Other > MTA Transport stack.
When I click OK on the RAS MTA Transport Stack I get the following
Remote Access Service (RAS) does not appear
to be installed on this server. Before RAS
MTA transport stack can be installed RAS
network software must be installed and
configured on the Microsoft Exchange server
computer you will user for RAS message transport.
I tried going to the Services control panel option but RAS is not
When I run Remote Access Admin under Administrative Tools it says,
"Remote Access Service is not started on the selected server". When I
click Server > Start Remote Access Service, it prompts me for the Server
name which I enter. After that I get this error message:
Error starting Remote Access Sever Service on (my server name)
Check the Event log on (my server name) for details
Error 2185: The service name is invalid.
I checked the event log but nothing related to RAS or any other service
is listed. In fact, I don't have an entry in the event log for the last
Thanks for any help,
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