Symptom 1The Test-OwaConnectivity and Test-ECPConnectivity cmdlets fail randomly in Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, and you receive the following error message:
Note The Microsoft Exchange management pack runs these test cmdlets regularly. Therefore, you will also experience this issue when you monitor your Exchange servers through SCOM.
Symptom 2After many incorrect passwords are entered, the extest account becomes locked, and all test cmdlets fail.
You can check the format for the current user, welcome screen, and new user account. To do this, click Region in Control Panel, click the Administrative tab, and then click Copy settings.
You should set the same format for the welcome screen and the new user account for all Exchange servers that are using the extest account on the Active Directory site.
To change this information for a server, configure the date format. To do this, follow these steps:
- In Control Panel, click Region, and then click Format for the user.
- In Control Panel, click Region, click the Administrative tab, and then click Copy settings.
- Use the two check boxes to copy the current user settings to the system settings for the welcome screen and the new user account.
Article ID: 2914460 - Last Review: 14 Feb 2014 - Revision: 1