|Message:||The Microsoft Exchange Replication Service is unable to create required directory %2 for %1. Please check the file system permissions. The specific error code returned is: %3.|
The Error event indicates that the Microsoft Exchange Replication (MSExchangeRepl) service could not create the directory that is specified by the event. The Microsoft Exchange Replication service tries to create several required directories if they do not already exist. These include directory paths for source log files, destination log files, destination system files, and the path for the log file inspector.
The Microsoft Exchange Replication service may be unable to create the specified directory because of a permission issue, a hardware failure, or a configuration failure.
For more information, see the following topics:
To resolve the error, follow these steps:
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.