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Event ID 1069 and 1558

If you are getting events 1558 and 1069 stating “The cluster service detected a problem with the witness resource” every 15 minutes, below is the solution. I have been getting these events on Exchange 2010 systems with 4 nodes and 1 file share witness.

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Recreate missing arbitration user accounts and mailboxes in Exchange Server 2010

arbitration user accounts If the arbitration users and mailboxes are missing, these accounts needs to be recreated and enabled for audit logs to work again.

There are a number of accounts that you might have to recreate. All these can be found in the “Users” OU in Active Directory. They should look something like this:

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PST Search Tool

Last month Microsoft released PST Capture 2.0 for searching PST files

Disable Mailbox Auto-Mapping in Outlook

Outlook 2010 can map to mailbox to which a user has Full Access that automatically loads all MBX. If you have a large number of mailboxes, performance suffers when starting outlook.

You can disable mailbox Auto-Mapping in Outlook

Out Of Office PowerShell Command in Exchange 2010

It is possible to set an out of office alert for a user. Run the following PS command.

Set-MailboxAutoReplyConfiguration -Identity TestUser -AutoReplyState enabled -ExternalAudience all –InternalMessage “Message for Internal User” -ExternalMessage “Message for Exxternal User”


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