Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Exchange 2010 SP2 Setup Error

Got this error installing Exchange 2010 SP2 on Windows 2008 R2 with Exchange 2010 SP1 CAS/HUB/MBX role:

Mailbox role
Error: this server role can't be installed because the following roles aren't current: AdminToolsRole


1. HKLM\Software\ExchangeServer\V14\AdminTools\ConfiguredVersion

    Change ConfiguredVersion from to

2. Restart server and start Exchange 2010 SP2 Setup

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Exchange 2010 SP2 Setup Failed while performing the action 'install'

Got this error installing Exchange 2010 SP2 on Windows 2008 R2 with Exchange 2010 SP1 CAS/HUB/MBX role:Some controls aren’t valid. Setup previously failed while performing the action “Install”. You can’t resume setup by performaing the action “BuildToBuildUpgrade”.

Action key is present with value data: Install

Delete Action key under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\ExchangeServer\v14\MailboxRole

Monday, December 12, 2011

Exchange 2010 SP2 Upgrade Failed (Couldn't resolve the user or group Discovery Management)

I’ve upgraded my Exchange 2010 SP1 environment (1x CAS/HUB & 2x DAG member) to Exchange 2010 SP2 according to Upgrade Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2010 SP1 or Exchange 2010 SP2
1.       CAS/HUB Server: success
2.       Mailbox Server 1: success
3.       Mailbox Server 2: Mailbox Role Failed. I’ve rebooted the server and tried restarting Exchange 2010 SP2 setup which resulted in the same error:

Exchange 2010 SP2 Setup failed with error:
Couldn't resolve the user or group "AD-domain/Microsoft Exchange Security Groups/Discovery Management." If the user or group is a foreign forest principal, you must have either a two-way trust or an outgoing trust.
The trust relationship between the primary domain and the trusted domain failed.

1.       Disable Discovery Search Mailbox
2.       Enable Discovery Search Mailbox:
  • Enable-Mailbox discoverysearch* -Discovery
  • Give user(s) Full Access Permission on Discovery Search Mailbox
3.       Upgrade Mailbox Server 2 to Exchange 2010 SP2: success


Exchange 2010 SP2 OWA Dutch translation issue

Exchange 2010 SP2 OWA contains a translation error when using OWA in Dutch: 'Berichten' (Mail) is now called 'Globale adreslijst' (Global address list).

I've reported this to MS. I will post an update if a solution is available.