You cannot use Forefront Server Security Management Console to collect data from Forefront Security for Exchange Server on an Exchange Single Copy Cluster cluster

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Symptoms
Consider the following scenario:
  • On an Exchange Single Copy Cluster (SCC) cluster, you install Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server (FSE).
  • You use the Forefront Server Security Management Console (FSSMC) to manage the FSE servers, and this management includes the Exchange SCC cluster.
  • You use FSSMC to try to collect data from the FSE on the Exchange SCC cluster.
In this scenario, data is not collected, and error events that resemble the following may be logged in the Application log:
Event Type:	WarningEvent Source:	DeploymentAgentEvent Category:	NoneEvent ID:	100Date:		5/8/2008Time:		8:01:44 AMUser:		N/AComputer:	ComputerNameDescription:The description for Event ID ( 100 ) in Source ( DeploymentAgent ) cannot be found. The local computer may not have the necessary registry information or message DLL files to display messages from a remote computer. You may be able to use the /AUXSOURCE= flag to retrieve this description; see Help and Support for details. The following information is part of the event: Thu May 08 12:01:44 2008 WARN  Error performing antigen dataset query; (14DC) Error 0x80080005 creating Statistics Service instance..
Event Type:	ErrorEvent Source:	StatisticsManagerServerEvent Category:	NoneEvent ID:	100Date:		5/8/2008Time:		8:01:44 AMUser:		N/AComputer:	ComputerNameDescription:The description for Event ID ( 100 ) in Source ( StatisticsManagerServer ) cannot be found. The local computer may not have the necessary registry information or message DLL files to display messages from a remote computer. You may be able to use the /AUXSOURCE= flag to retrieve this description; see Help and Support for details. The following information is part of the event: Thu May 08 12:01:44 2008 ERROR Cannot deserialize from file..
Event Type:	ErrorEvent Source:	FSCStatsServEvent Category:	NoneEvent ID:	100Date:		5/8/2008Time:		8:01:44 AMUser:		N/AComputer:	ComputerNameDescription:The description for Event ID ( 100 ) in Source ( FSCStatsServ ) cannot be found. The local computer may not have the necessary registry information or message DLL files to display messages from a remote computer. You may be able to use the /AUXSOURCE= flag to retrieve this description; see Help and Support for details. The following information is part of the event: Thu May 08 12:01:44 2008 ERROR StatisticsInitializeEx returns: -1.
Event Type:	ErrorEvent Source:	StatisticsManagerServerEvent Category:	NoneEvent ID:	100Date:		3/19/2008Time:		10:24:41 AMUser:		N/AComputer:	ComputerNameDescription:The description for Event ID ( 100 ) in Source ( StatisticsManagerServer ) cannot be found. The local computer may not have the necessary registry information or message DLL files to display messages from a remote computer. You may be able to use the /AUXSOURCE= flag to retrieve this description; see Help and Support for details. The following information is part of the event: Wed Mar 19 14:24:41 2008 ERROR Can not open file: F:\ForefrontCluster\Statistics.xml.
Event Type:	ErrorEvent Source:	StatisticsManagerServerEvent Category:	NoneEvent ID:	100Date:		3/19/2008Time:		10:24:41 AMUser:		N/AComputer:	ComputerNameDescription:The description for Event ID ( 100 ) in Source ( StatisticsManagerServer ) cannot be found. The local computer may not have the necessary registry information or message DLL files to display messages from a remote computer. You may be able to use the /AUXSOURCE= flag to retrieve this description; see Help and Support for details. The following information is part of the event: Wed Mar 19 14:24:41 2008 ERROR Can not open file: E:\Forefront\Data\Statistics.xml.
Resolution
This problem is fixed in the Hotfix Rollup 2 for Forefront Server Security Management Console. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
960814 Description of Hotfix Rollup 2 for Forefront Server Security Management Console
Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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Article ID: 961000 - Last Review: 01/15/2015 10:27:51 - Revision: 2.0

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