Microsoft KB Archive/924246

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Article ID: 924246

Article Last Modified on 11/30/2007



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Standard Edition



Source: Microsoft Support

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SYMPTOMS

Migration of email server iPlanet (LDAP and IMAP compliant mail system) to Exchange Server 2003 fails to create user objects in Active Directory.

Using the Migration Wizard options "Migrate from Internet Directory (LDAP via ADSI)" or "Migrate from Internet Mail (IMAP4)" and possibly others.

Error Event ID only shows 15001 failed to create user object with no clear explanation why we failed.

Event ID         : 15001
Raw Event ID : 15001
Record Nr.      : 1054442
Category         : None
Source           : MSExchangeMig
Type              : Error
Generated    : 4/11/2006 10:25:36 PM
Written         : 4/11/2006 10:25:36 PM
Machine      : MigrationServer
Message      : An account could not be created for user 'test3'.

CAUSE

Customer environment has security policies set for password length and complexity (this prohibits all or part of user name as a password).
Failed to create a user when wizard account creation options were set to use "username" as "password".

RESOLUTION

When account creation options are set to generate a random password user creation is successful.

MORE INFORMATION

"Exchange Server 2003 interoperability and migration guide"
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/69c57b0f-3c0c-4133-a9e0-ef0d1b51b440.aspx

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