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Error message when you try to install Exchange Server 2010 SP2: "AuthorizationManager check failed"
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Consider the following scenario:
The following error was generated when "$error.Clear();
& $RoleBinPath\ServiceControl.ps1 EnableServices Critical
" was run: "AuthorizationManager check failed.".
AuthorizationManager check failed.
When this error occurs, Exchange Server 2010 does not work and is not listed in Add or Remove Programs. Additionally, you cannot reinstall Exchange Server 2010.
This issue occurs because the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) service is stopped during the installation process. Therefore, the ServiceControl.ps1 Windows PowerShell script that runs as part of the Exchange Server 2010 SP2 installation process cannot call the WMI service to verify the execution permissions.
To resolve this issue, follow these steps:
To verify the execution policies before you begin the installation, run the following Windows PowerShell cmdlet:
Get-ExecutionPolicy -listThe output should resemble the following:
If any of the following scopes are set to a status other than Undefined, refer to the steps in the "Resolution" section before you install Exchange Server 2010 SP2:
Scope ExecutionPolicy ----- --------------- MachinePolicy Undefined UserPolicy Undefined Process Undefined CurrentUser Undefined LocalMachine RemoteSigned
If the LocalMachine scope is set to Undefined, you may receive an error message that resembles the following when you start the Exchange Management Console (EMC):
Exception calling "GetSteppablePipeline" with "1" argument(s): "File C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V14\RemoteScripts\ConsoleInitialize.ps1 cannot be loaded because the execution of scripts is disabled on this system. Please see "get-help about_signing" for more details."
Additionally, you may receive an error message that resembles the following when you start the Exchange Management Shell (EMS):
Note When this issue occurs, Exchange 2010 works as expected even though you cannot start the EMC or the EMS.
The term 'Connect-ExchangeServer' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program. Check the spelling of the name, or if a path was included, verify that the path is correct and try again.
For information about an issue that can occur when you try to install Update Rollup 1 for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981474/en-us/ )You receive error 1603 when you try to install the Exchange Server 2010 RU1
For information about an issue that can occur when you try to install an update rollup for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2467565/en-us/ )You cannot install an update rollup for Exchange Server 2010 with a deployed GPO that defines a PowerShell execution policy for the server to be updated