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Under certain circumstances, your Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server system attendant may not start, which prevents all other Exchange 2000 services from starting as well. To ascertain the cause of the failure, enable Exchange 2000 system attendant diagnostics logging by using the Exchange System Manager.
To enable Exchange 2000 system attendant diagnostics logging by using the Exchange System Manager:
If the system attendant has difficulty locating a domain controller to issue proxy requests or referrals to, it may prevent the system attendant from starting. This target server can be determined by reviewing the events that the system attendant logs in Event Viewer.
Also, the system attendant loads the following dynamic-link libraries (DLLs) into its address space:
Dsaccess.dllIf any of these files are missing, corrupted, or have the incorrect permissions applied to them, it may also prevent the system attendant from starting successfully.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/153094/ )Restoring default permissions to Windows NT system files