troubleshooting Question

Event ID 9385 Microsoft Exchange System Attendant failed to read the membership

Avatar of teomcam
teomcam asked on
ExchangeActive DirectoryWindows Server 2008
8 Comments1 Solution5638 ViewsLast Modified:
I just demoted a Win2003 DC from the environment gracefully. On separet box I have Exchnage 2010 and it started giving following error. How can I fix that?


Log Name:      Application
Source:        MSExchangeSA
Date:          22/12/2012 8:55:09 AM
Event ID:      9385
Task Category: General
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:      EXC2010.icd.local
Description:
Microsoft Exchange System Attendant failed to read the membership of the universal security group '/dc=local/dc=icd/ou=Microsoft Exchange Security Groups/cn=Exchange Servers'; the error code was '8007203a'. The problem might be that the Microsoft Exchange System Attendant does not have permission to read the membership of the group. 

If this computer is not a member of the group '/dc=local/dc=icd/ou=Microsoft Exchange Security Groups/cn=Exchange Servers', you should manually stop all Microsoft Exchange services, run the task 'add-ExchangeServerGroupMember,' and then restart all Microsoft Exchange services. 
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
  <System>
    <Provider Name="MSExchangeSA" />
    <EventID Qualifiers="49152">9385</EventID>
    <Level>2</Level>
    <Task>1</Task>
    <Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>
    <TimeCreated SystemTime="2012-12-21T22:55:09.000000000Z" />
    <EventRecordID>545385</EventRecordID>
    <Channel>Application</Channel>
    <Computer>EXC2010.icd.local</Computer>
    <Security />
  </System>
  <EventData>
    <Data>/dc=local/dc=icd/ou=Microsoft Exchange Security Groups/cn=Exchange Servers</Data>
    <Data>8007203a</Data>
  </EventData>
</Event>
Join the community to see this answer!
Join our exclusive community to see this answer & millions of others.
Unlock 1 Answer and 8 Comments.
Join the Community
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 1 Answer and 8 Comments.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros