XADM: The ADC Does Not Replicate an Exchange Server 5.5 DL or User

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SYMPTOMS

When you try to import a Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 distribution list (DL) or User that contains a period as the twentieth character of the alias name, the Exchange 2000 Active Directory Connector (ADC) may not work and the following error messages may be logged in the Application event log:
Event Type: Error
Event Source: MSADC
Event Category: LDAP Operations
Event ID: 8021
Description:
LDAP Add on directory YOURSERVERNAME for entry 'cn=1234567890123456780.2001,OU=YOUROU,DC=YOURDOMAIN,DC=com' was unsuccessful with error:[0x50] Other [ 00000523: SysErr: DSID-031A0B4C, problem 22 (Invalid argument), data 0
]. (Connection Agreement 'YOUR CONNECTION AGREEMENT' #1944)

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Event Type: Error
Event Source: MSADC
Event Category: LDAP Operations
Event ID: 8270
Description:
LDAP returned the error [50] Other when importing the transaction dn: cn=1234567890123456780.2001,OU=YOUROU,DC=YOURDOMAIN,DC=com changetype: Add legacyexchangedn:/o=Microsoft/ou=YOUR55SITER/cn=YOUROU/cn=1234567890123456780.2001 reporttooriginator:TRUE reporttoowner:FALSE samaccountname:1234567890123456780. mailnickname:1234567890123456780.2001 mail:1234567890123456780.2001@sitename.Microsoft.com proxyaddresses:SMTP:1234567890123456780.2001@sitename.Microsoft.com : MS:MICROSOFT/SITENAME/1234567892 : CCMAIL:1234567890123456780.2001 at Sitename : X400:c=US;a= ;p=Microsoft;o=Sitename;s=1234567890123456780.2001; displayname:1234567890123456780.2001 whencreated:20010702213232Z textencodedoraddress:c=US;a= ;p=Microsoft;o=sitename;s=1234567890123456780.2001; groupType:8 showInAddressBook:CN=Default Global Address List,CN=All Global Address Lists,CN=Address Lists Cont... dLMemDefault:1 ReplicationSignature:4AFB0F8F0EEE854A8B25F61746F599D4 ReplicatedObjectVersion:0 msExchADCGlobalNames:EX5:cn=1234567890123456780.2001,cn=yourou,ou=Sitename,o=Microsoft:groupofn... : forest:o=Microsoft000000002827EE863E03C101 unmergedAtts:6D0061006E0061006700650064006200790000004500580035003A0063006E003D00410064006D00... ntsecuritydescriptor:010004805C010000780100000000000014000000040048010800000000002400FF010F0001050000... msExchMailboxSecurityDescriptor:01000480400000005C000000000000001400000002002C0001000000000224001A00000001050000...
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(Connection Agreement 'your connection agreement' #1944)

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Event Type: Error
Event Source: MSADC
Event Category: LDAP Operations
Event ID: 8270
Description:
LDAP returned the error [50] Other when importing the transaction dn: cn=1234567890123456780.2001,OU=yourou,DC=yourdomain,DC=com changetype: Add legacyexchangedn:/o=Microsoft/ou=sitename/cn=yourou/cn=1234567890123456780.2001 reporttooriginator:TRUE reporttoowner:FALSE samaccountname:1234567890123456780. mailnickname:1234567890123456780.2001 mail:1234567890123456780.2001@sitename.Microsoft.com proxyaddresses:SMTP:1234567890123456780.2001@sitename.Microsoft.com : MS:MICROSOFT/sitename/1234567892 : CCMAIL:1234567890123456780.2001 at sitename : X400:c=US;a= ;p=Microsoft;o=sitename;s=1234567890123456780.2001; displayname:1234567890123456780.2001 whencreated:20010702213232Z textencodedoraddress:c=US;a= ;p=Microsoft;o=sitename;s=1234567890123456780.2001; groupType:8 showInAddressBook:CN=Default Global Address List,CN=All Global Address Lists,CN=Address Lists Cont... dLMemDefault:1 ReplicationSignature:4AFB0F8F0EEE854A8B25F61746F599D4 ReplicatedObjectVersion:0 msExchADCGlobalNames:EX5:cn=1234567890123456780.2001,cn=yourou,ou=sitename,o=Microsoft:groupofn... : forest:o=Microsoft000000002827EE863E03C101 unmergedAtts:6D0061006E0061006700650064006200790000004500580035003A0063006E003D00410064006D00... ntsecuritydescriptor:010004805C010000780100000000000014000000040048010800000000002400FF010F0001050000... msExchMailboxSecurityDescriptor:01000480400000005C000000000000001400000002002C0001000000000224001A00000001050000...
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(Connection Agreement 'your connection agreement' #1944)

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CAUSE

This problem can occur if the Exchange 2000 ADC truncates the portion of the alias after the period leaving the period as the last character of the alias.

RESOLUTION

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: ADC

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File nameVersion
Adc.exe6.0.4720.23

NOTE: Because of file dependencies, this update requires Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 1.

STATUS

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 2.

Properties

Article ID: 303908 - Last Review: October 24, 2013 - Revision: 2.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Standard Edition
Keywords: 
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