Do not know about the SQL. Do not know why / how that would affect anything
but I am not that familiar with SQL ( yet!! ). It *should* not necessarily
Check two things:
In the ESM open up the Recipients folder and then inside the Recipient
Update Server folder ( left pane ) there will be two entries ( right pane ):
the RUS for the domain and the RUS for the enterprise. Right click the one
for the domain and select 'Update Now'. Does this resolve it? If not, do
the same for the Enterprise. Does that do anything? If not, right click
again and select the 'Rebuild' option.
In the ESM open up the SERVERS folder ( inside the Administrative Groups -
First Administrative Group ) and select the Exchange Server in question.
Actually, right click and select Properties. Then, go to the Directory
Access tab. There should be an entry for the Configuration Domain
Controller at the top followed by an entry for each DC and then an entry for
each GC. All these correct?
This is where I would start!
worked fine/immediately a couple weeks ago and for the last year since the
domain was set up. I am unaware of any policy or other kinds of changes on
the domain, although obviously something must have changed. The only thing I
could possibly think of was we added an ADSI linked server to our SQL Server
to pull names from Active Directory into a SQL table. Here was the syntax
we used in the SQL Query Analyzer: