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Exchange 2010  - I keep getting a warning in the event log with the name of my old exchange 2003 server

Posted on 2012-03-12
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I have migrated from Exchange 2003 to exchange 2010.  I removed exchange 2003 the proper way, and just to be sure that exchange 2003 was totally gone, I went into ADSI Edit to verify and it wasn't there.  I keep getting a warning in my event log saying the following:  "Note Exch001 was the name of my Exchange 2003 server:"

Event ID:  2159
Process w3wp.exe (EWS) (PID=9312). Configuration object CN=SMTP (Exch001-{F8D492E2-1AC9-4407-855A-7EC0E8A89E29}),CN=Connections,CN=Company Technologies,CN=Microsoft Exchange,CN=Services,CN=Configuration,DC=companynet,DC=com read from =DC03.companynet.com failed validation and will be excluded from the result set.  Set event logging level for Validation category to Expert to get additional events about each failure
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Question by:denver218
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by:Gaurav Singh
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Please remove the Old exchagne Server from the AD. refer
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/822931
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/833396
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by:denver218
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The old exchange server has been removed over a year ago.  It was removed properly using those documents.  The servers do not show up in AD.
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by:Kash
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have you got any DNS entries relating to old server. check and delete
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by:pradeep7880
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This looks like there is a Stale Connector or object related to old server in AD. please use ADSIEDIT to check the Exchange container and child objects to see if there are any connectors.
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If this is recorded due to older, inactive Exchange server, you can use ADSIEdit.msc to remove them. Open the ADSI Editor and browse to CN=configuration, DC=..., dc=com -> Services -> Microsoft Exchange -> organization -> Admin groups -> your_group_here -> Servers. Select the server in question and remove it.
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Thanks
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