Re: Access denied while moving mailboxes from 5.5 to 2003

  • From: "Medeiros, Jose" <jmedeiros@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2005 14:04:02 -0800

Hmm.. Since you fail to list what tool you are using to migrate, I am going to 
assume that your using Exmerge. If I am right, Trying logging on with the 
Exchange 5.5 server service account. Make sure that account also has local 
admin rights to the Exchange 2003 server.

Jose Medeiros
ADP | National Account Services
ProBusiness Division | Information Services
925.737.7967 | 408-449-6621 CELL

-----Original Message-----
From: Danny [mailto:nocmonkey@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Tuesday, November 08, 2005 1:25 PM
To: [ExchangeList]
Subject: [exchangelist] Re: Access denied while moving mailboxes from
5.5 to 2003

On 11/7/05, Danny <nocmonkey@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Exchange 5.5 on Windows 2000 to Exchange 2003 on Windows 2003
> migration. Error encountered in System Manager while trying to move
> mailboxes from 5.5 to 2003:
> Connecting to Source Server
> 0xc0070005
> Access is Denied
> Since the Administrator (thanks Microsoft!) account did not work, the
> account being used:
> - Has full admin rights in Exchange 2003
> - Service account rights at the site level in 5.5
> - Log on locally to DC's
> - Is part of no additional AD groups

Solution: promoted the 2003 file server/domain controller to a GC.

Any ideas how this fixed the "problem", because the 2000 GC was the
only GC for the domain and users have been logging in fine for a year.


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