Microsoft KB Archive/249834

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Article ID: 249834

Article Last Modified on 5/17/2007


  • Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 Service Pack 3

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The Microsoft Exchange Mailbox Manager included in SP3 generates an error 80004005 when you attempt to install it on a cluster server.


Installation doesn't work when the server name and cluster name are different.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Exchange Server 5.5. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

191014 XGEN: How to Obtain the latest Exchange Server 5.5 Service Pack


Rename the cluster to have the same name as the server until the Mailbox Manager is installed, then rename the cluster to its original name.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Exchange Server version 5.5 Service Pack 3. This problem was first corrected in Exchange Server 5.5 Service Pack 4.


The updated Mailbox Manager files are located in the Support file for Exchange Server 5.5 Service Pack 4. The download location is

and the file is SP4_55SS1.exe. For more information on Mailbox Manager, download the Support file, unzip into a directory and read the file located at \ENG\server\support\mbmngr\setup\i386\mbmanug.htm.

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