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troubleshooting Question

SBS2008 Exchange System Attendant Will not run after migration completed

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BobPrinceExpertFlag for United States of America asked on
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We have completed a migration from SBS2003 to SBS 2008.
During the transtition period we saw a couple of times that the system attendant wasn't running.
A restart seemed to fix the issue.
Now that the migration is completed, including the removal of the old SBS2003 server we now can not get the System attendant to start.  SNtLmSspo we can't create new address's etc.
Dependency failure is on NtLmSsp

The System Event log shows the following error:
Log Name:      System
Source:        Service Control Manager
Date:          5/11/2009 9:31:36 AM
Event ID:      7003
Task Category: None
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:      SBSV.cov.nsp
The Microsoft Exchange System Attendant service depends the following service: NtLmSsp. This service might not be installed.
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
    <Provider Name="Service Control Manager" Guid="{555908D1-A6D7-4695-8E1E-26931D2012F4}" EventSourceName="Service Control Manager" />
    <EventID Qualifiers="49152">7003</EventID>
    <TimeCreated SystemTime="2009-05-11T14:31:36.000Z" />
    <Correlation />
    <Execution ProcessID="0" ThreadID="0" />
    <Security />
    <Data Name="param1">Microsoft Exchange System Attendant</Data>
    <Data Name="param2">NtLmSsp</Data>

Most of the hits on this are related to delaying the startup or restarting the service which is a known issue.
In this case the service will just not run!

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Manpreet SIngh KhatraFlag of India imageSolutions Architect, Project Lead
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