I am in urgent need for some help on troubleshooting the following problem:
Basically our front end server died on us, I am trying to re-install Exchange 2000 on the parent domain on a new server but get the following error:
Setup of Exchange 2003 or Exchange 2000 fails, and you receive one of the following messages:
Multiple components cannot be assigned the requested action(s) because:
- Setup is unable to access the Windows 2000 Active Directory
- Failed to contact the Schema Master server for this Active Directory forest.
This has started after we upgraded our domain controllers from windows 2000 to windows 2003. We are currently in mixed mode.
THis same problem appeared when I was trying to decommission another exchange server in a different site and child domain. I have also ran forestprep for Exchange 2007 as we were at the point of migrating our exchange environment. Could it have to do with this?
I have now seen this article http://kbalertz.com/284244/Exchange-Exchange-Setup-fails-error-0xC0070035.aspx
and things are setup correctly. I have 4 domain suffixes namely
Can anyone please help?