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Article ID: 114549, created on Aug 10, 2012, last review on May 8, 2014

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  • Operations Automation


POA cannot provision Exchange services, e.g. the task to create mailbox fails with the error message 'The Exchange server address list service failed to respond', the detailed diagnostics is provided below:

Queue name      DomainService00001029
Task name       Create mailbox with E-Mail Address '' (id=3135)
Task description        Subscription 1000494; Domain service 1029
Queue status    Failed   
Start not earlier than  Aug-08-2012 10:59
Method name     addMailBoxHandler on OBJREF:Exchange:0:getMailBoxManager:1029
Last execution output   Destination host_id #16 : Provisioning request failed. Unknown error 0x80131600
[<response><errorContext description="[Unspecified error while trying to mail-enable a mail-disabled object]
The Exchange server address list service failed to respond.
This could be because of an address list or email address policy configuration error.
Alias='e48d75a5-b85c-4b91-ad07-353634c7fc45'" code="0x80131600" executeSeqNo="21">
<errorSource namespace="Error Provider" procedure="SetError"/>
<errorSource namespace="SW Managed Exchange" procedure="CheckMailEnabledObject_"/>
<errorSource namespace="SW Managed Exchange" procedure="CreateMailbox"/></errorContext></response>]


Some Exchange services are stopped or stuck.


Check if all necessary Exchange services are running on the failed server (it may be found in the failed task properties - 'Destination host_id') and (re)start them if needed, especially Microsoft Exchange System Attendant, try to restart it and then re-run the failed POA task.

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