|Message:||Process %1 (PID=%2). The configuration domain controller specified in the registry (%3) was not found in the Sites container in the Active Directory. Exchange Active Directory Provider will select the configuration domain controller from the list of available domain controllers.|
This Warning event indicates that a configuration domain controller that was specified in the Windows registry was not found in the Sites container in the Active Directory® directory service. The configuration domain controller is a single computer that DSAccess selects to read and write information in the configuration naming context in Active Directory. A configuration domain controller should be a domain controller or a global catalog server.
This event can occur if one or more of the following conditions are true:
If other Exchange services start without a problem, this warning can be ignored. However, we recommend that you resolve this warning by doing one or more of the following:
For more information about directory service detection and DSAccess usage, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 250570, Directory service server detection and DSAccess usage.
If you are not already doing so, consider running the tools that Microsoft Exchange offers to help administrators analyze and troubleshoot their Exchange environment. These tools can help you make sure that your configuration is in line with Microsoft best practices. They can also help you identify and resolve performance issues, improve mail flow, and better manage disaster recovery scenarios. Go to the Toolbox node of the Exchange Management Console to run these tools now. For more information about these tools, see Toolbox in the Exchange Server 2007 Help.