The Microsoft Exchange System Attendant service failed to create session for virtual machine %1. The error number is %2.

Details
Product: Exchange
Event ID: 8213
Source: MSExchangeFBPublish
Version: 8.0
Symbolic Name: evtMADCreateSessionFailed
Message: The Microsoft Exchange System Attendant service failed to create session for virtual machine %1. The error number is %2.
   
Explanation

This Error event indicates that the Microsoft® Exchange System Attendant service could not create a session with a mailbox or public folder store. This session helps publish Schedule+ Free Busy information to a public folder store for Microsoft Office Outlook® 2003 or earlier clients.

   
User Action

To resolve this error, follow these steps:

  • Make sure that the System Attendant service is in the Started state.

  • Make sure that at least one public folder store in your Exchange organization is in the Mounted state.

  • Review other related Error and Warning events in the Application and System log. These related events may help you find the root cause of this event.

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.

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