You have a mixed Exchange Server environment that has servers that are running Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and Exchange Server 2016. When you run the Get-DatabaseAvailabilityGroupNetwork cmdlet in Exchange Server 2013 for an Exchange Server 2016 database availability group (DAG) object, you receive the following error message:
WARNING: An unexpected error has occurred and a Watson dump is being generated: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
+ CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: (:) [Get-DatabaseAvailabilityGroupNetwork], NullReferenceException
+ FullyQualifiedErrorId : System.NullReferenceException,Microsoft.Exchange.Management.SystemConfigurationTasks.Get-DatabaseAvailabilityGroupNetwork
This issue occurs because of a code change in Exchange Server 2016 that requires additional validation.
Exchange Server 2013
To resolve this issue, install Cumulative Update 21 for Exchange Server 2013 or a later cumulative update for Exchange Server 2013.
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