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HI,

i have 2 server on my netwrok, a Domain controller and a exchange server 2003, both the system are install with windows 2000 adanced server based. Everything was working perfectly until yesterday the exchange server when down and cannot be recover in any forms.

My question is, how can i remove (clean) of the exchange 2003 from my DC so that i could install a new server (2000 advanced) with exchange 2003.
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hi,

when i did update /removeorg in exchange sp2 folder, half way through, this message appear.

"setup failed while installing sub-componet microsoft exchange organisation-level container object with error code 0xc1037ae6"

please kindly advice
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hi,

i do i access the installation log?

regards
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here are the errors that i'm encountering

 ***** RETRYING THE FAILED OPERATION *****
[18:52:55] Beginning RemoveOrg of Microsoft Exchange Organization-Level Container Object sub-component
[18:52:55] Entering CAtomOrgLevelCt::ScRemoveOrg
[18:52:55] Moving your Public Folders to the Microsoft Exchange container
[18:52:55] Entering CAtomOrgLevelCt::ScMoveAGLevelTLHToExchangeCT
[18:52:55] Entering ScMAPITLHExists
[18:52:55] Leaving ScMAPITLHExists
[18:52:55] Leaving CAtomOrgLevelCt::ScMoveAGLevelTLHToExchangeCT
[18:52:55] Entering ScHavePermissionToCreateDSObject
[18:52:55] Leaving ScHavePermissionToCreateDSObject
[18:52:55] Uninstalling administrative rights
[18:52:55] Entering ScInstallLDIFScript
[18:52:55]  ScRunLDIFScript (f:\tisp2\admin\src\libs\exsetup\exmisc.cxx:1309)
           Error code 0XC1037AE6 (31462): Extending the schema in the Active Directory failed. Please consult the error log LDIF.ERR in your TEMP directory.
[18:52:55]  ScInstallLDIFScript (f:\tisp2\admin\src\libs\exsetup\server.cxx:149)
           Error code 0XC1037AE6 (31462): Extending the schema in the Active Directory failed. Please consult the error log LDIF.ERR in your TEMP directory.
[18:52:55] Leaving ScInstallLDIFScript
[18:52:55]  CAtomOrgLevelCt::ScRemoveOrg (f:\tisp2\admin\src\udog\exsetdata\components\server\a_orglevelct.cxx:564)
           Error code 0XC1037AE6 (31462): Extending the schema in the Active Directory failed. Please consult the error log LDIF.ERR in your TEMP directory.
[18:52:55] mode = 'RemoveOrg' (61967) CBaseAtom::ScSetup (f:\tisp2\admin\src\udog\setupbase\basecomp\baseatom.cxx:847)
           Error code 0XC1037AE6 (31462): Extending the schema in the Active Directory failed. Please consult the error log LDIF.ERR in your TEMP directory.
[18:52:56] ***** RETRYING THE FAILED OPERATION *****
[18:52:56] Beginning RemoveOrg of Microsoft Exchange Organization-Level Container Object sub-component
[18:52:56] Entering CAtomOrgLevelCt::ScRemoveOrg
[18:52:56] Moving your Public Folders to the Microsoft Exchange container
[18:52:56] Entering CAtomOrgLevelCt::ScMoveAGLevelTLHToExchangeCT
[18:52:56] Entering ScMAPITLHExists
[18:52:56] Leaving ScMAPITLHExists
[18:52:56] Leaving CAtomOrgLevelCt::ScMoveAGLevelTLHToExchangeCT
[18:52:56] Entering ScHavePermissionToCreateDSObject
[18:52:56] Leaving ScHavePermissionToCreateDSObject
[18:52:56] Uninstalling administrative rights
[18:52:56] Entering ScInstallLDIFScript
[18:52:56]  ScRunLDIFScript (f:\tisp2\admin\src\libs\exsetup\exmisc.cxx:1309)
           Error code 0XC1037AE6 (31462): Extending the schema in the Active Directory failed. Please consult the error log LDIF.ERR in your TEMP directory.
[18:52:56]  ScInstallLDIFScript (f:\tisp2\admin\src\libs\exsetup\server.cxx:149)
           Error code 0XC1037AE6 (31462): Extending the schema in the Active Directory failed. Please consult the error log LDIF.ERR in your TEMP directory.
[18:52:56] Leaving ScInstallLDIFScript
[18:52:56]  CAtomOrgLevelCt::ScRemoveOrg (f:\tisp2\admin\src\udog\exsetdata\components\server\a_orglevelct.cxx:564)
           Error code 0XC1037AE6 (31462): Extending the schema in the Active Directory failed. Please consult the error log LDIF.ERR in your TEMP directory.
[18:52:56] mode = 'RemoveOrg' (61967) CBaseAtom::ScSetup (f:\tisp2\admin\src\udog\setupbase\basecomp\baseatom.cxx:847)
           Error code 0XC1037AE6 (31462): Extending the schema in the Active Directory failed. Please consult the error log LDIF.ERR in your TEMP directory.
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errorlog.txt at tmp

[11/30/06,19:08:08] setup.exe: [2] ModuleID not found in map in GetSetupComponentByModuleID() -- [{DA943894-7A14-4FFF-BBDC-C004FAE2310B}]
[11/30/06,19:08:08] setup.exe: [2] ModuleID not found in map in GetSetupComponentByModuleID() -- [{94B7AD3E-0B63-42AC-A542-082ED1F78787}]
[11/30/06,19:08:09] setup.exe: [2] ModuleID not found in map in GetSetupComponentByModuleID() -- [{ECD1A63D-DBAF-442C-BF46-904364A96B00}]
[11/30/06,19:08:09] setup.exe: [2] ISetupComponent had an InstallProblem while trying to set install action override
[11/30/06,19:08:16] WizardUI: [2] ISetupManager::GetGlobalCustomProperty() failed in CPageBase::GetGlobalProperty()
[11/30/06,19:08:16] WizardUI: [2] ISetupManager::GetGlobalCustomProperty() failed in CPageBase::GetGlobalProperty()
[11/30/06,19:08:17] WizardUI: [2] ISetupManager::GetGlobalCustomProperty() failed in CPageBase::GetGlobalProperty()
[11/30/06,19:08:17] WizardUI: [2] ISetupManager::GetGlobalCustomProperty() failed in CPageBase::GetGlobalProperty()
[11/30/06,19:08:19] WizardUI: [2] ISetupManager::GetGlobalCustomProperty() failed in CPageBase::GetGlobalProperty()
[11/30/06,19:08:19] WizardUI: [2] ISetupManager::GetGlobalCustomProperty() failed in CPageBase::GetGlobalProperty()
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ldif.log at tmp

Connecting to "P-Server"
Logging in as current user using SSPI
Importing directory from file "c:\setup\i386\exchange\rights_uninstall.ldf"
Error occured during initialization
File operation failure
0 entries modified successfully.
An error has occurred in the program
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by:Sembee
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Why are you trying to remove the org?
If the Exchange server has failed why not just do a disaster recovery installation on to the replacement machine?

Are you using THE administrator account or an equivalent? If it is an equivalent, then change to THE administrator account.

Simon.
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by:mysticaljoey
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Simon,

The Exchange is from tha same machime then later migrated to another machine and not long after that the new exchange machine fail, so i guess i need to remove everything reated to exchange from here and redo the whole thing in another machine.

* With administrator account

regards
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by:mysticaljoey
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hi,

what will it happne if i do the following,

run-> adsiedit.msc

under configuration container
uder cn=service
removing cn=microsoft exchange

please advice
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by:Sembee
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The failure of the Exchange server still doesn't mean you need to remove the org. Simply install Exchange and then clean up afterwards. It would seem that you are trying to make this job more complicated than it needs to be.

As for hacking around inside adsiedit, that is not something that I would advise.
Your best option may well be to call Microsoft and pay their fee. They will then tell you everything that you need to know.

Simon.
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Simon,

i have a dc used to have exchange connecting to it and as soon as the exchange was migrated to another machine, it fails, i manage to recover it from back up but here were so many errors, i try to reinstall it but it mention that the exchange existed in the server so i tried to remove it yet errors like this appears "setup failed while installing sub-componet microsoft exchange organisation-level container object with error code 0xc1037ae6", i know there is a lot of other way to solve it, the easy way out was to redo everything from fresh but with that we can never understand how to solve that error mentioned.

regadrs
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