Exchange 2013 installation failed at Mailbox role: Transport service
Hello, i can't install Exchange 2013. Setup failed at Step Mailbox role: Transport Service. The error message is: Error: The following error was generated when "$error.Clear(); $maxWait = New-TimeSpan -Minutes 8 $timeout = Get-Date; $timeout = $timeout.Add($maxWait); $currTime = Get-Date; $successfullySetConfigDC = $false; while($currTime -le $timeout) { $setSharedCDCErrors = @(); try { Set-SharedConfigDC -DomainController $RoleDomainController -ErrorVariable setSharedCDCErrors -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue; $successfullySetConfigDC = ($setSharedCDCErrors.Count -eq 0); if($successfullySetConfigDC) { break; } Write-ExchangeSetupLog -Info ("An error ocurred while setting shared config DC. Error: " + $setSharedCDCErrors[0]); } catch { Write-ExchangeSetupLog -Info ("An exception ocurred while setting shared config DC. Exception: " + $_.Exception.Message); } Write-ExchangeSetupLog -Info ("Waiting 30 seconds before attempting again."); Start-Sleep -Seconds 30; $currTime = Get-Date; } if( -not $successfullySetConfigDC) { Write-ExchangeSetupLog -Error "Unable to set shared config DC."; } " was run: "Unable to set shared config DC.". I have a new 2012 Domain with 2 Domaincontrollers. The systems are running as VM's and IP v6 is enabled. The OS where Exchange should be installed is Windows 2012 Server und the Installationsource is Exchange 2013 RTM. The Installationaccount is in the Schema-,- Enterprise- and Domain-Admin Group. I have installed the remote Management Tools on the Exchange Server. Install-WindowsFeature RSAT-ADDS I prepared the AD with the following commands: setup.exe /prepareschema /IAcceptExchangeServerLicenseTerms setup.exe /prepareAD /OrganizationName:myorgname /IAcceptExchangeServerLicenseTerms setup.exe /PrepareDomain/IAcceptExchangeServerLicenseTerms At leased i installed the prerequisites and components discribed in the followind TechNet article http://technet.microsoft.com/de-DE/library/bb691354.aspx I have done the Installation multible times without success!!! For uninstallation and cleanup i used the steps described here: http://memphistech.net/?p=264 Any ideas what's wrong? Thanks in advance Guido
January 16th, 2013 3:11am

My own experience for your reference http://exchange929.blogspot.com/2012/11/install-exchange-2013-rtm-on-windows.html
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January 16th, 2013 6:45am

I know that page and there's described what I have done! Without success :-(
January 16th, 2013 7:23am

Hello, Do you have NIC teaming? If so, is it possible to temporarily break it and try the Exchange installation again. Thanks,Simon Wu TechNet Community Support
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January 16th, 2013 11:34pm

Hello Simon, no, i don't have NIC teaming, but all the Systems are virtual running on VMware vSphere and the NIC is the Standard "VMXNET3" Adapter. Kind Regards, Guido
January 17th, 2013 12:18am

Guido, Do you have any type of antivirus software installed and is the firewall enabled or disabled?
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January 22nd, 2013 8:14am

We fixed the problem! IPv6 doesn't worked right! Our Exchange Server became is't IPv6 Address per DHCP but we can't ping the DC's IPv6 Address. After we changed the IPv6 konfiguration to manuell we can ping the DC's IPv6 Address and the Exchange Installation was successfull. Maybe there is a Bug in the DHCP Client on W2k12, because there was no route entry for the local net in the IPv6 routing table. With the manual entry of the IPv6 Address the route was created. We have checked the IPv6 DHCP release with a Linux client and there was everything all right. Kind Regards, Guido
January 28th, 2013 4:31am

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