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EX2013 problem with AD

Hi Experts,

my EX2013 server cannot connect to AD properly.
I always get the Error:

Unable to find a default server with Active Directory Web Service running

Ex2013 is installed on WIN2012R2
The DCs are WIN2008

Do you have any idea ?
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Eprs_Admin
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Scott CSenior Systems EnginerCommented:
Take a look at this article.

It looks like you may not have Active Directory Web Service (ADWS) installed.
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Eprs_AdminSystem ArchitectAuthor Commented:
it is an DC with WIN2008
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Jason CrawfordExchange EngineerCommented:
Is the ADWS service running on your DC?
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Mikhail SartaevSystem architectCommented:
You must install adws to 2008 DC for powershell cmdlets.
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=2852
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Eprs_AdminSystem ArchitectAuthor Commented:
I think not, which service is it exactly ?
It must be installed on my DC or on all DCs ?
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Mikhail SartaevSystem architectCommented:
On all DC which exchange connects
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Eprs_AdminSystem ArchitectAuthor Commented:
I have got the advice to just install a server win2012r2 and promote em to AD.
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Mikhail SartaevSystem architectCommented:
Good, but you exchange must connect only to this DC then run ad cmdlets.
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Eprs_AdminSystem ArchitectAuthor Commented:
ok I see.
I will give it a try, because in the future we have to use the new DC
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Eprs_AdminSystem ArchitectAuthor Commented:
The new DC is installed.
From the GUI I have the same issue, cannot find all AD users.

From the the SHELL it works when I check a user with GET-ADUSER user01

Why not from the GUI ?
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Mikhail SartaevSystem architectCommented:
Because from GUI you can't choose DC.
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Eprs_AdminSystem ArchitectAuthor Commented:
in SHELL I also not choose any AD, I just type the command.

How can I solve it ?
Because like this, the GUI has no sense yet.
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Eprs_AdminSystem ArchitectAuthor Commented:
With the new DC it works.
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