"Active Directory still contains objects that are not replicated" warning message is logged to the ADC Tools log file in Exchange Server 2003 when you run ADC Tools

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SYMPTOMS

When you install the Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Active Directory Connector (ADC) and you use the ADC Tools to verify replication between the Microsoft Exchange 5.5 Server directory and the Active Directory, entries that are similar to the following are logged to the ADC Tools log file:
ADC object replication verify DateTime
Active Directory Connector Object Replication Check completed. No unreplicated objects found.
Warning: Active Directory still contains objects that are not replicated to the Exchange 5.5 directory. If you have just run Connection Agreement Wizard, allow time for directory replication to complete, and then rerun the verification task in Step 4. Otherwise, run the Connection Agreement Wizard.
If you run the Connection Agreement Wizard again, the same warning message that tells you that Active Directory still contains objects that are not replicated to the Exchange 5.5 directory is logged to the ADCTools log file.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because the Active Directory Object Replication Scan feature of ADC Tools processes all objects that have mail attributes, although the object may not be replicated by the Active Directory Connector. For example, the Active Directory Object Replication Scan feature processes users, contacts, groups, and InetOrgPerson objects. These objects are not replicated by ADC.

RESOLUTION

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Exchange Server 2003. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
836993 How to obtain the latest updates and service packs for Exchange Server 2003

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was corrected in Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1).

MORE INFORMATION

The ADC Tools that are included with the Active Directory Connector help you correct resource mailbox issues, create connection agreements, and verify replication between the Exchange 5.5 directory and Active Directory. For more information about the ADC Tools, open the Active Directory Connector Services snap-in, right-click ADC Tools, and then click Help. For additional information about how to troubleshoot ADC Tools, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
821828 How to troubleshoot issues with the Active Directory Connector Tools that are included with Exchange Server Deployment Tools and ADC Tools
For additional information about how to install the Active Directory Connector in Exchange 2003, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
818473 Permissions that you must have to install Active Directory Connector in Exchange Server 2003

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Article ID: 842124 - Last Review: October 25, 2007 - Revision: 2.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Standard Edition
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