Solved

Oab errors and new users not showing in the gal

Posted on 2010-08-12
7
663 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
I replaced a DC running Exchange 2003  with a new server running Server 2008 r2 running Exchange 2007.   Everything is working fine, however when they download the OAB they get the error 'Microsoft Exchange' reported error (0x8004010F) : 'The operation failed. An object cannot be found.'   and when new users are added they don't show up in the Gal.  

I installed exchange sp3,  rebuilt the oab, and replaced the gal with a new address list.  
0
Comment
Question by:lcsit
  • 3
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 33

Expert Comment

by:Busbar
ID: 33421072
when you installed the 2007 server did you use PF and created PF store, make sure that it is mounted and that you configure the OAB to use http and PF distribution, also make sure that in the mailbox database you have the specified in the client settings the PF store as a source of OAB
0
 

Author Comment

by:lcsit
ID: 33421258
Yes i did use PF and the store is mounted.  Oab is configured to use http and PF distribution and the client setting are the source of the oab
0
 
LVL 33

Expert Comment

by:Busbar
ID: 33421321
which version of outlook you are using
0
Is Your AD Toolbox Looking More Like a Toybox?

Managing Active Directory can get complicated.  Often, the native tools for managing AD are just not up to the task.  The largest Active Directory installations in the world have relied on one tool to manage their day-to-day administration tasks: Hyena. Start your trial today.

 

Author Comment

by:lcsit
ID: 33421358
I was looking around and found the Domain controller servers being used by exchange as well as the global catalog server being used is still showing the old server.   What do i have to do to get this to show the new server?
0
 
LVL 33

Expert Comment

by:Busbar
ID: 33421538
so is this old GC removed
0
 

Author Comment

by:lcsit
ID: 33421621
Yes  we demoted the old server and unistalled exchange and are using it as a file server and BES server
0
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
SangramGohil earned 500 total points
ID: 33421867
Check if DC is functioning perfectly
refer http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb218301%28EXCHG.80%29.aspx


Check DC name in Get-ExchangeServer -Status |FL

finally if not working set static domain controller using

Set-ExchangeServer

more data on command  http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb123716.aspx

0

Featured Post

Don't lose your head updating email signatures!

Do your end users still have the wrong email signature? Do email signature updates bore you or fill you with a sense of dread? You can make this a whole lot easier on yourself by trusting an Exclaimer email signature management solution. Over 50 million users do...so should you!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Learn to move / copy / export exchange contacts to iPhone without using any software. Also see the issues in configuration of exchange with iPhone to migrate contacts.
Read this checklist to learn more about the 15 things you should never include in an email signature.
The basic steps you have just learned will be implemented in this video. The basic steps are shown to configure an Exchange DAG in a live working Exchange Server Environment and manage the same (Exchange Server 2010 Software is used in a Windows Ser…
This video discusses moving either the default database or any database to a new volume.

867 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

18 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now