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Problem during installation microsoft exchange server 2007 sp1 trial version in vmware

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Problem during installation of Mailbox role. I am getting following error:


Summary: 2 item(s). 1 succeeded, 1 failed.
Elapsed time: 00:28:15


Client Access Role
Completed

Elapsed Time: 00:01:19


Mailbox Role
Failed

Error:
Service 'MSExchangeMailboxAssistants' failed to reach  status 'Running' on this server.

Cannot start service MSExchangeMailboxAssistants on computer '.'.

The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion

Elapsed Time: 00:26:56


PLEASE SEE THE ATTACHED WORD FILE.
error-mailbox.docx
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by:Jian An Lim
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Rerun the setup another time.

sometimes if your vmware is given enough resource, it will time-out

also, have you install other component as well?


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Is this a 2008 R2 server?
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Thanks guys for all ur response. Its fixed by starting service of  MSExchangeMailboxAssistants on computer through services.msc.
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hi, please accept an answer (yours or mine) instead of deleting the whole thread.

and as i mention in my first thread, if your vmware is do not have enough resource, it will time-out, so starting the installation fixed your problem
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