Exchange database availability group warning: WARNING: The Exchange Trusted Subsystem is not a member of the local Administrators group on specified witness server

Posted on 2011-10-29
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I configured a database availability group and set 2 domain controllers as a file share witness and alternate witness (one at my office  and one at the co-location facility I have). Prior to doing this, I added the Exchange trusted subsystem group to the builtin\administrators group.

Whenever I run set-databaseavailabilitygroup, I get:

WARNING: The Exchange Trusted Subsystem is not a member of the local Administrators group on specified witness server

if I open up active directory users and computers on either of the domain controllers, I can see exchange trusted subsystem is listed in built-in/administrators. Why do I keep seeing this message?
Question by:Julian123
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    If you are sure you did add the trusted subsystem to the builtin administrators group then you can ignore this error.

    It is a known issue that was supposed to be fixed in SP1 but, obviously, was not, it keeps showing up here and there you can just ignore it
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