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Trouble reconnecting mailboxes after rebuild/restore...

Posted on 2004-10-04
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I rebuilt an exchange server (only one in our forest) and a few of the mailboxes reconnected themselves.... maybe 10 or so are working. The other 290 of them are haveing trouble. I manually reconnected some of them and attached it to the appropriate AD user account... and then it says "Successful..." but THEN when I hit OK I get an error that says:
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The object has not been replicated to the destination server yet. Wait for replication to complete and try again.

Operation: Updating mailbox resources on server 'MAIL'...
ID no: c1031731
Exchange System Manager

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I first got this message yesterday. I got it all last night and now again this morning. This is the only exchange server and it's an emergency. I appreciate any help.
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by:smetterd
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I ran a mailbox cleanup and now I get a warning in the Application log (Event viewer) for EVERY user saying: The user account for 'Barrera, Dominga' does not exist in the directory or is not enabled for Exchange mail. This mailbox will be removed from mailbox store 'First Storage Group/Mailbox Store (MAIL)' in 29 days
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When I click on the MS content redirect for more info I get -
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Product: Exchange
ID: 9554
Source: MSExchangeIS
Version: 6.0
Component: Information Store
Symbolic Name: msgidUpdateDSMailboxSD
Message: Unable to update Mailbox SD in the DS. Mailbox Guid: {id}. Error Code {error code}
   
User Action
Verify the permissions of the Exchange enterprise and domain controller (DC) servers. Contact Microsoft Product Support Services with this information.
   
   
Version: 6.5.6940.0
Component: Microsoft Exchange Information Store
Message: Unable to update Mailbox SD in the DS. Mailbox Guid: <id>. Error Code <error code>
   
Explanation
This event indicates a problem with the directory permissions of a particular mailbox. The user could be having problems accessing their account.
 
   
User Action
Locate the mailbox by searching for the msExchMailboxGUID in the directory and the verify the permissions on the Security tab.
 
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kristinaw earned 500 total points
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Remove the old exchange attributes, turn on advanced features under Active Directory Users and Computers and
use the Exchange task "Remove exchange attributes" to ensure the accounts are purged of any "bogus" information.

Use the utility MBconn that is on your Exchange 2000 CD to reconnect your users to their mailboxes.

For more information, see the Mailbox Reconnect Help file (Mbconn.chm) located in the <CD Drive>\ExchSrvr\Server\Support\Utils\i386 folder

Kris.
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