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Exchange Error

I keep receiving this error on Exchange Server. We are runing on Windows 2003, Exchange Server Ent 2003 SP2.
Logon Failure on database "First Storage Group\Misc" - Windows 2000 account NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM; mailbox /O=DLB/OU=WANAMASSA/cn=Recipients/cn=EAdmin.
Error: -2147221231

I checked the EAdmin account and it is disabled.  

Anyone know what I can do to resolve these issue?
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DLBIT

8/22/2022 - Mon
Mestha

The fact that the account is disabled is the cause of the error message.
If you want to get rid of the error, then in the properties of the disabled account find the permission "Self" and grant it the right "External Access Account" (or words to that effect, it is External something). DO NOT CHANGE ANY OTHER PERMISSIONS.
Then apply/Ok out. The error will go away in about two hours.

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DLBIT

If I delete the account, would that be a problem with Exchange? I am not sure what the account was for, was created before me.
kevala

Based on the name, it wouldn't appear to be a problem deleting this. It does not look like an Exchange created system mailbox. If you're curious enough, you could enable it and see if there are contents in it and figure out exactly what it is.
Just a hunch, but EAdmin looks like someone created it... ExchangeAdmin, EAdmin for short...
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DLBIT

I was not able to find the option for External Access Account, or any other words related to External, but the problem seem to have disappeared, I do not see it any longer.
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DLBIT

Sorry I must have not looked right I found it now. Thank you.