Exchange 2013 Cumulative Update 8 Error

I updated Exchange with CU 8 and got an error (see below) but now exchange is not working.  Not receiving or sending.  Outlook cannot connect, etc....

Any ideas?

Error:
The following error was generated when "$error.Clear();
      buildToBuildUpgrade-ExsetdataAtom -AtomName SharedMachineSettings -DomainController $RoleDomainController

" was run: "Microsoft.Exchange.Management.Deployment.ExsetdataException: An error occurred with error code '3238218282' and message 'Failed to contact Windows domain controller.'.
   at Microsoft.Exchange.Management.Deployment.ManageExsetdataAtom.HandleExsetdataReturnCode(UInt32 scErr)
   at Microsoft.Exchange.Management.Deployment.ManageExsetdataAtom.BuildToBuildUpgradeAtom(AtomID atomID)
   at Microsoft.Exchange.Management.Deployment.BuildToBuildUpgradeExsetdataAtom.InternalProcessRecord()
   at Microsoft.Exchange.Configuration.Tasks.Task.<ProcessRecord>b__b()
   at Microsoft.Exchange.Configuration.Tasks.Task.InvokeRetryableFunc(String funcName, Action func, Boolean terminatePipelineIfFailed)".
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
When you did the update to CU8 did it actually complete successfully? CU8 also requires a schema update. Did your account or whatever account was used have schema admins access? In the error message it is specifically stating it cannot connect to a domain controller.

Make sure that the Exchange Server is pointing to the correct domain controller.

Will.
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jplatovskyAuthor Commented:
CU8 did not complete.  The error that i posted was during the installation and did not complete.
I am using administrator and have full rights.  It is.  Nothing has changed.
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
Does the Administrator account have schema admins access as well? Also the main error in the post is pointing to communicating with a Domain Controller. Does this server have DNS properly configured and also does this Exchange server have a DC in the same site?

So there are a few things to check but the error is somewhat obvious. I would start with what I have suggested.

Will.
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jplatovskyAuthor Commented:
Thanks for you help but this was not the answer for this case.  Actually, Microsoft Tech Support got involved an update corrupted the some of the files.
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jplatovskyAuthor Commented:
Microsoft fixed the problem
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