Extended Protection Warning Displayed in Exchange Management Console and Exchange Management Shell After Installing RU2 for Exchange 2007 SP3

Symptoms
After installing Rollup Update 2 for Exchange 2007 Service Pack 3 on a machine running Windows Server 2008 R2, Administrators may receive the following warning when launching the Exchange Management Console (EMC) or when running get-OWAVirtualDirectory or get-OABVirtualDirectory commands in the Exchange Management Shell (EMS):

Get-OWAVirtualDirectory: Exended protection has not been enabled. Install the operating system update specified in KB968389 on server "xxx.xxx.com" and try again. ........

Get-OabVirtualDirectory: Exended protection has not been enabled. Install the operating system update specified in KB968389 on server "xxx.xxx.com" and try again. ........

Cause
During initialization of EMC, or running get-OWAVirtualDirectory or get-OABVirtualDirectory commands, channel binding is used to create a COM object to manage one or more Metabases on remote servers. This error messages occur when a firewall is turned on and the COM call fails to create the object.
Resolution
To resolve this issue, install the following update rollup:
2602324 Description of Update Rollup 5 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3
Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
WarnExtendedProtectionIsNotEnabled
Properties

Article ID: 2538958 - Last Review: 01/30/2014 02:40:00 - Revision: 7.0

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3

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