New-EdgeSubscription, The LDAP server is unavailable

Question : New-EdgeSubscription, The LDAP server is unavailable

I have EBS 2008 installed and have played around a little with certificates. When I now check my security server which has the edge transport service installed I get “The LDAP server is unavailable” in the Exchange managment console. So then I tried to issue a new subscription but then I get this error:

New-EdgeSubscription : An Active Directory error 0x51 occurred when trying to c
heck server ‘localhost:50389’ suitability: ‘The LDAP server is unavailable.’.
At line:1 char:21
+ New-EdgeSubscription  <<<.xml”


Solution : New-EdgeSubscription, The LDAP server is unavailable


Sorry, can you just run the command again as below:

Get-Service *ADAM* | ft Di*,St*

This should tell me what service with ADAM in the name is running and which one is stopped. It seems you have ISA running on the server as well as Edge services (which makes perfect sense). I don’t have specific EBS experience unfortunately but these services will be designed to work together.

Let me know how you get on. It would make sense if you have another machine with same IP etc. The Edge process relies heavily on DNS and in particular that the Hub server is able to resolve the Edge server by FQDN and vice versa.

However, would like the results of the Get-Service command above.