This article was previously published under Q318379
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If you try to migrate users or mailboxes from a Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 organization to Exchange 2000, the migration may stop working when you supply the Exchange Server 5.5 server name, account, and password. You may receive the following error message:
Invalid server specified or you do not have the permissions required to complete operation.
If you use Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 1 (SP1), the following error message may be logged in the Application event log:
Event Type: Error Event Source: MSExchangeMig Event ID: 7017 Computer: serverName Description: Could not log onto the Message Store for Account: %1
If you use the Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 2 (SP2) version of the migration wizard, the following error message may be logged in the Application event log:
Event Type: Error Event Source: MSExchangeMig Event ID: 7048 Computer: serverName Description: Could not log onto the Message Store for Account 'Microsoft System Attendant' on Server 'server-name'.
This problem may occur if the directory name for the Exchange Server 5.5 organization name contains a comma (,), for example, "Fabrikam, Inc."
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
301378 XGEN: How to Obtain the Latest Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
Component: Migration wizard
NOTE: Because of file dependencies, this update requires Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 2.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 3.