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System Attendant Mailbox cannot be accessed

Posted on 2014-12-10
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Good morning,

I am just now done migrating my users from Exchange 200z to Exchange 2013.  Everything is fine, but now I am unable to remove my migration batch.  The error I get is this:

The Mailbox /o=First Organization/ou=Exchange Administrative Group(FYDIBOHF23SPDLT)/cn=Configuration/cn=Servers/cn=MX/cn=Microsoft System Attendant could not be opened.
    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (:) [Get-MigrationBatch], StorageTransientException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : [Server=MX,RequestId=aaa63026-8015-4385-933a-b9d3d857122c,TimeStamp=11.12.2014 05:39:28]
    [FailureCategory=Cmdlet-StorageTransientException] CBB1763,Microsoft.Exchange.Management.Migration.GetMigrationBatch

If I ask for arbitation mailboxes they seem to be there...

[PS] C:\Windows\system32>Get-Mailbox -Arbitration | fl name, alias

Name  : SystemMailbox{1f05a927-1ce4-4a65-a8ad-bb320ee207b8}
Alias : SystemMailbox{1f05a927-1ce4-4a65-a8ad-bb320ee207b8}

Name  : SystemMailbox{bb558c35-97f1-4cb9-8ff7-d53741dc928c}
Alias : SystemMailbox{bb558c35-97f1-4cb9-8ff7-d53741dc928c}

Name  : SystemMailbox{e0dc1c29-89c3-4034-b678-e6c29d823ed9}
Alias : SystemMailbox{e0dc1c29-89c3-4034-b678-e6c29d823ed9}

Name  : Migration.8f3e7716-2011-43e4-96b1-aba62d229136
Alias : Migration.8f3e7716-2011-43e4-96b1-aba62d229136

Name  : FederatedEmail.4c1f4d8b-8179-4148-93bf-00a95fa1e042
Alias : FederatedEmail.4c1f4d8b-8179-4148-93bf-00a95fa1e042

What can I do?
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Question by:Ralph Scharping
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Restart the System Attendant Service on all servers. Wait about 15 minutes then try again.

Simon.
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by:Ralph Scharping
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Sorry if this was a dumb question.  I really did not know.
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