Solved

lsass.exe error 0xc0000084

Posted on 2006-07-04
8
1,491 Views
Last Modified: 2010-05-18
Hi every body,
I have got the following error message when i trie to boot my SBS server :
Security accounts Manager initialisation  failed .... I tried to fix it with the indications on the message box but  when i arrive at the login screen my administrator password doesn't match . Is their any thing else that i can dot to boot the system. Even the safe mode gives me  the same error message and it reboot at the login screen.Please help!!!
Thanks in advance.
0
Comment
Question by:nexco
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 4
8 Comments
 
LVL 74

Expert Comment

by:Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy
ID: 17038852
You will most likely have to restore your System State.  Do you have a recent full backup?

Please follow the instructions in this KB article:  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/258062

Jeff
TechSoEasy
0
 

Author Comment

by:nexco
ID: 17041627
thanks for the link but a have already  try to login in the restore mode for active directory  but with non success.
I dont have any backup but i d would like to burn my data . I have  a live cd  that  let me acceed  to the system. The problem is with the exchange  data (contacts). I don't know where are they stored and how can i  get them into an other machine.
any idea please.

0
 
LVL 74

Expert Comment

by:Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy
ID: 17042173
Your Exchange databases should be in C:\Program Files\Exchsvr\MDBDATA\ unless you had moved them to another partition.  Please review http://support.microsoft.com/kb/313184 to make sure you have what you need.

Also, if you are using something like UBCD4WIN or another PE disk to access your drive, you should run a complete backup just to make sure you have everything.

Jeff
TechSoEasy
0
Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 

Author Comment

by:nexco
ID: 17045278
Thanks for your answer.
We did save the files that are in the C:\Program Files\Exchsvr\MDBDATA\ directory. Now if we install a new SBS and paste these files in the same new directory, will Exchange recognize the data ?

Regards,
0
 
LVL 74

Expert Comment

by:Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy
ID: 17048421
NO, you have to follow the KB article I linked above to restore properly!

Jeff
TechSoEasy
0
 

Author Comment

by:nexco
ID: 17049121
Hi Jeff,

the problem is that when trying to log in active directory restore mode, the initial admin password is not valid :(
any other idea ?

regards
0
 

Author Comment

by:nexco
ID: 17050119
Hi Jeff,

We eventually managed to boot in "directory services restore mode" on our SBS 2003 server. Is there a way of exporting in a .pst file the existing public contacts, before continuing the troubleshooting ?

thanks for your answer.
0
 
LVL 74

Accepted Solution

by:
Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy earned 500 total points
ID: 17050839
Can you connect to the server from a workstation?  If so, just open Outlook and copy what you need into a private folder (.pst).

Otherwise, just make copies of the four Exchange Database files (priv1.edb, priv1.stm, pub1.edb, pub1.stm) and then you can restore those after rebuilding:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/313184

Jeff
TechSoEasy
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Subnet Calculator

The subnet calculator helps you design networks by taking an IP address and network mask and returning information such as network, broadcast address, and host range.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

A lot of problems and solutions are available on the net for the error message "Source server does not meet minimum requirements for migration" while performing a migration from Small Business Server 2003 to SBS 2008. This error pops up just before …
I've often see, or have been asked, the question about the difference between the Exchange 2010 SP1 version, available as part of Small Business Server (SBS) 2011, and the “normal” Exchange 2010 SP1 Standard. The answer to the question is relativ…
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…
I've attached the XLSM Excel spreadsheet I used in the video and also text files containing the macros used below. https://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2017/03_w12/1151775/Permutations.txt https://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/201…

740 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question