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XADM: Error 0xc00206b7 When You Start the Exchange Server System Attendant on a Windows 2000-based Server
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(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/EN-US/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
When you start the Exchange Server system attendant on a computer that runs Microsoft Windows 2000, you may receive one of the following error messages:
Event ID: 1028
Description: Unexpected error - There are no protocol sequences available. NT ID 0xc00206b7
Exchange Sever Setup is also unable to start the system attendant, and the following event is written in the application Event Log:
Event Type:Error Event Source:MSExchangeSA Event Category:General Event ID:1005 Description: Unexpected error - There are no protocol sequences. Facility: Win32 ID no: c00706b7 Microsoft Exchange System Attendant occurred.
Event ID: 1005 from the MSexchangeSA with the error code 0xc00206b7The following event may also appear in the application Event log:
Event ID: 1005
Unexpected error. There are no protocol sequences. Facility: Win32 ID no: c00706b7 Microsoft Exchange System Attendant occurred.
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The HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Rpc\ClientProtocols registry key is absent. It is likely that the removal of a previous software application removed this key by mistake.
Replace the key in the registry and it enables the system attendant to start.
NOTE: Import this registry key from a Microsoft Windows 2000-based server that has the same protocols installed on it. You can manually rebuild the ClientProtocols folder and add all the protocol values, but it is recommended that you import this key from a Windows 2000-based server running with the same protocols.
WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
You can manually add the needed registry key and values. To do this, perform the following steps: