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After you install Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 or Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server, the following event may appear in the Application log:
Event Type: Error
To resolve the issue that the "Symptoms" section describes, edit the registry, and then set the permissions in Exchange 2003 or in Exchange 2000. To do this, follow these steps.
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
Warning If you have any programs that use the IAddressee::GetFreeBusy function from Collaboration Data Objects for Exchange 2000 on the affected server, the IAddressee::GetFreeBusy function stops working if you add the following registry key. In most scenarios in which this registry key is added, the function returns an error code of 0x8000FFFF.
ADSI Edit is included with the Windows Support Tools. You can install the Windows Support Tools from the Support\Tools folder of the Windows 2000 Server CD-ROM or the Windows Server 2003 CD-ROM. For more information about how to install the Windows Support Tools for Windows 2000, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
301423For more information about Exchange Server 2003 tools and updates, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/301423/ )How to install the Windows 2000 Support Tools to a Windows 2000 Server-based computer