ADAM General Event ID 1161 is logged on a Windows Server 2012 R2-based AD LDS server

The following event is logged in the ADAM log every time an instance is restarted on an AD LDS server that's running Windows Server 2012 R2:

Log Name: ADAM (InstanceName)
Source: ADAM (InstanceName)General
Date: Date
Event ID: 1161
Task Category: Internal Processing
Level: Error
Keywords: Classic
User: UserName
Computer: ComputerName
Internal event: Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services could not build the Address Book hierarchy table. The next attempt will occur at the following interval.

Interval (minutes):

The address book hierarchy table does not exist in the Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) database. Therefore, the event is triggered during service startup.

This event can be safely ignored on an AD LDS instance. 


Article ID: 3080830 - Last Review: 09/02/2015 16:24:00 - Revision: 2.0

Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard, Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation

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