XADM: Event ID 2102 and Event ID 9154 Error Messages Are Logged

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The following event ID error messages may be logged in the Application event log of an Exchange 2000 server:
Event ID 2102
Source MSExchangeDSAccess
Category Topology
Process MAD.EXE. All Domain Controller Servers in use are not responding:
The preceding error message is often followed by the following error message:
Event ID 9154
Source MSExchangeSA
Category General
DSACCESS returned an error "0x80004005" on DS notification.
Microsoft Exchange System Attendant will re-set DS notification later.


This problem may occur if Exchange 2000 is installed on a global catalog server and no domain controller is available.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
301378 XGEN: How to Obtain the Latest Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:

Component: DSAccess

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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 3.


Article ID: 318067 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 2.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Standard Edition
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