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Exchange 2010 IS will not start Error 0x8004010f connecting to Active Directory.

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I am in the process of migrating from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010.  I ran the install for Exchange 2010, and it did not complete successfully because the Information store would not start.  

I have looked on Experts Exchange and have seen that people are having this issue, but there was not a clear solution.  

It appears as though there is some sort of permissions issue in the Active Directory, but I am not really sure where to look.  
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Take a look at this social tech net artical as it might shead some light on this issue you are getting...
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en/exchangesvrdeploy/thread/c4f36681-c0ee-450a-91e2-5e6c50e288fc

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did you run the AD schema preparation and satisfied all of the exchange 2010 prerequisites??

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The install for Exchange 2010 runs the AD Schema preparation.  I am fairly certain that it ran successfully.  At least I did not see any errors in the exchangesetup.log file.  

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I figured it out.  I ran Exchange BPA and choose Permissions.  It said that I need to Allow Inheiritable permission on an object in ADSIedit.  

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa998240(EXCHG.80).aspx

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The solution pointed me in the right direction.