Mail not being delivered and event 57 and error 0x80040154 'Transport post categorization sink' found in the event log

  • Article ID: 60568
  • Updated: 17 Jul 2013


Mail is not being scanned and the message totals in the Activity Monitor aren't being updated. When you check the Windows event log, it lists several instances of event 57 with the following details:

Error code 0x80040154 in transport post categorization sink.

First seen in
PureMessage for Microsoft Exchange, version 3.0.x

What To Do

On the Exchange server, open a command prompt and run the following command:

regsvr32 "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\CDO\cdoex.dll"

This will register the cdoex.dll file and resolve the issue.

If you need more information or guidance, then please contact technical support.

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