Microsoft KB Archive/252962
Article ID: 252962
Article Last Modified on 2/26/2007
- Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Standard Edition
This article was previously published under Q252962
When you start the Services snap-in and attempt to start the Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server information store on a server that has several Storage Groups and databases, you may receive the following error message:
The service may display a status of Starting.
This message indicates that the Services snap-in has waited for 120 seconds. If the store service is started after a crash, soft recovery runs serially on each database in the Storage Group, and this can lead to a slow startup. The service will start after recovery is complete.
When you type the following command at a command prompt, Microsoft Windows 2000 waits indefinitely until either the service starts or the service returns an error:
net start msexchangeis
Additional query words: exch2kp2w
Keywords: kberrmsg kbprb KB252962