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MSExchangeAL/MSExchangDSAccess Errors in Application Log (2103, 8026, 8250)

Posted on 2006-07-16
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I'm getting the following three events in my Application log.  I'm not sure if they're directly related, but they seem to happen at the same time.  The OS was installed about 2 months ago, but these errors just started happening within the last 2 weeks.

Event Type:      Error
Event Source:      MSExchangeAL
Event Category:      Service Control
Event ID:      8250
Date:            7/16/2006
Time:            3:00:37 AM
User:            N/A
Computer:      [Server Name]
Description:
The Win32 API call 'DsGetDCNameW' returned error code [0x862] The specified component could not be found in the configuration information.  The service could not be initialized.  Make sure that the operating system was installed properly.


Event Type:      Error
Event Source:      MSExchangeAL
Event Category:      LDAP Operations
Event ID:      8026
Date:            7/16/2006
Time:            3:00:37 AM
User:            N/A
Computer:      [Server Name]
Description:
LDAP Bind was unsuccessful on directory theserver.millsentertainment.office for distinguished name ''. Directory returned error:[0x51] Server Down.


Event Type:      Error
Event Source:      MSExchangeDSAccess
Event Category:      Topology
Event ID:      2103
Date:            7/16/2006
Time:            3:00:34 AM
User:            N/A
Computer:      THESERVER
Description:
Process MAD.EXE (PID=2876). All Global Catalog Servers in use are not responding:
[server name].[domain].office
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Question by:rtedi222
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Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy earned 500 total points
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Those errors are normal when you reboot your server.  Since they are happening around 3:00am, then I suspect they are after an automatic update has required a server reboot.

Jeff
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