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Exchange System Manager error: ID no: 80072030

cwood1009 asked
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Last Modified: 2013-12-03
I have Exchange 2003 running on windows 2003 with active directory.

Everything appears to be functioning correctly from an email
perspective, but things do not seem right on the server.

The Exchange System Manager shows only Recipients and Tools immediately
underneath the Exchange root icon.

In addition to that, when I try to select items such as Status i get
"There is not such object on the server.  Facility: LDAP Provider. ID
no: 80072030.  Exchange System Manager."

I get a similar message when trying to access the mailbox rights for a
user in the Active Directory Users and Computers admin - this time the
final line is of course Microsoft Active Directory - Exchange

Can anyone offer any advice ona resolution to this?  Is it just a
problem with Exchange System Manager?
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Is this SBS?
If so how did you setup the server?
Did you use the wizards?
What service pack level is the OS and exchange at?

If not SBS, this should be moved to an alternative topic area.



I used the wizards, and it was working correctly for awhile.  
I have applied sp1 to sbs 2003 and exchange 2003
The only thing i have done since the wizard setup is put in all my web pages that i have running on the server.

I have checked the exchange groups in ad to make sure that the computer account is in those.
Have you rerun the wizards after installing SBS Service Pack One?
Is Exchange Service Pack 2?

When you say put your web pages in, how do you mean? Have you changed settings in IIS or the default website?



I changed the Default website, to point to my primary website, and a few other websites with host headers.
Yes, it was sp2, but one other site where they were having almost the same issue as me, recommended reinstalling Exchange, so now it has no service packs and the exchange was reinstalled through the setup wizard.  I have yet to reinstall the service packs.
I forgot that it told me i had to reapply the service packs

so it is no sp applied

and no i had not re-run the wizards after installing sp1 for windows.  It was working after sbssp1 install.
There is a patch to correct this, but it is also included as part of Service Pack one.
If you can give me some of the errors in the event logs I can track down the exact patch.
But as part of SBS SP1 you should have reinstalled Exchange SP1 too.


I have run into a few errors in Event viewer i will update as soon as i get those.
So should i reinstall exchange service packs and see if that works in the mean time.
For SBS SP1 to work correctly it needs Exchange SP1 as a minimum. If you do not want to goto SP2 just yet, please do install SP1.
Thank you,

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I will do sp2... downloading now, and getting the eventlogs.
Keep us posted,


The sp2 worked... its functioning again, thank you, and the reason i didnt put it on is because i wanted to fix it before i reapplied it.  Not sure what broke it, but overall what fixed it was reinstalling exchange.... then after much delay reinstalling sp2
I had a site that had the same issue, but it would only appear after a few days, and would take a reboot to get back to normal.
Glad it is sorted.
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