Hi trying to add an external contact using the exchange 2010 MMC, under contacts, i get to the last page and get the following issue
Summary: 1 item(s). 0 succeeded, 1 failed.
Elapsed time: 00:00:01
Active Directory operation failed on WSCDC2.cnet.wsc.nsw.gov.au
. This error could have been caused by user input or by the Active Directory server being unavailable. Please retry at a later time. Additional information: Additional information: The global catalog verification failed. The global catalog is not available or does not support the operation. Some part of the directory is currently not available.
Active directory response: 000020E1: SvcErr: DSID-03200674, problem 5002 (UNAVAILABLE), data 0
The server is unavailable.
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Exchange Management Shell command attempted:
New-MailContact -ExternalEmailAddress 'SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org
' -Name 'Ian Scandrett' -Alias 'iscandrettext' -FirstName 'Ian' -Initials '' -LastName 'Scandrett'
Elapsed Time: 00:00:00
Not sure what is going on here, I think there may be some issues going on been noticing some other strange AD issues lately like enabling a disabled account using the AD mmc on my PC dosnt actual go though i have to rdp to one of the DCs and do it
I have two DCs both server 2008 r2, 1 is a VM and 1 is physical
I have two Exchange 2010 servers, both VMs both 2008 r2