Address Book service crashes on an Exchange Server 2010 Client Access server when a server has been running for 25 days or more

Applies to: Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3Exchange Server 2010 EnterpriseExchange Server 2010 Standard

Symptoms


Assume that a Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Client Access server role is installed on a server. When the server has been running for 25 days or more, the Address Book service crashes. Additionally, the following event is logged in the Application log:

Cause


This issue occurs because the Address Book service does not correctly handle the negative value of the Environment.TickCount property after the server has been running for 25 days or more. This causes a System.ArgumentOutOfRangeException exception to be thrown.

Resolution


To resolve this issue, install the following update rollup:
2803727 Description of Update Rollup 1 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

More Information


For more information about the Environment.TickCount property, go to the following Microsoft website:For more information about the Address Book service, go to the following Microsoft website: