When you open Exchange Console -> Tools -> Queue, you receive an error saying ‘Microsoft Exchange can’t connect to the Queue Viewer server on computer “server.itropics.local”. Verify that the Microsoft Exchange Transport service is started. It was running command ‘get-queue –ResultSize ‘1000’ –ReturnPageInfo $true –SortOrder ‘+NextHopDomain’ –SearchForward $true –BookmarkObject $null –BookmarkIndex ‘-1’ –IncludeBookmark $false –server ‘server.itropics.local”.

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Error: Could not initialize the Jet engine: system database not found. Failed to open DIT for AD DS/LDS instance NTDS. Error -2147418113


Make sure to always do a backup before performing the suggestion solution below. The solution worked for me, I'm not sure if it will work for you, your choice to follow the solution below.

Make sure that ntds.dit file exists inside C:\Windows\ntds\

You can copy the ntds.dit from running same Windows server or restore from backup, but make sure to delete the key System\CurrentControlSet\Services\NTDS\Parameters\DSA Database Epoch


  1. Stop the Windows Update service
  2. Backup the files inside C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore\
  3. Delete all of the contents inside C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore\Logs\
  4. Start the Windows Update service.
  5. Check if your WSUS is running.

Error when you click on SBS Console - A Volume Shadow Copy Service operation failed. Unknown error (0x800423f4).

Or Server Backup did not finish successfully on 18/12/2016 7:01 PM. See the Event Log for details.

Then on Event Viewer Applications and Services Logs -> Microsoft -> Windows -> Backup -> Operations, error is “Backup started at '18/12/2016 7:00:00 PM' failed as Volume Shadow copy operation failed for backup volumes with following error code '2155348129'. Please rerun backup once issue is resolved.” with Event ID 9.

Or Backup started at '{726fef76-17ae-4966-b054-57c55906d367}' failed as Volume Shadow copy operation failed for backup volumes with following error code '2155348129'. with Event ID 9.

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  1. If the server is hotswap, then replace the faulty drive without shutting down the server. You can locate the physical drive by letting the LED blink, go to Intel RAID Web Console, on Physical tab, right click on the drive and select the Operations tab and select Locate Physical Drive then click Go.
  2. Run the Intel RAID Web Console 2, click on Physical tab and find the newly installed drive. Click the Operations tab, then click on Make Dedicated Hotspare, then select the Array, then select the Affinity option which is No. Then click the Go
  3. Then click on Logical tab on the left side and new Physical drive will be added to the array. Then click on Group Operations -> Check Consistency to show the status of the rebuilding. It will take roughly 9 hours for the rebuild.

  4. Once the rebuild is finish, it will look like this.


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