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The user XXX \ Administrator isn’t assigned to any management roles


After installing Exchange 2010 you try and run the exchange management console and you see the error below

“[exchange2010.XXX.com] Processing data from remote server failed with the following error message. The user XXX\Administrator isn’t assigned to any management roles.”


1.)This is down to one or two things, the first and most simple thing is make sure your logged into the server as the correct user.

Make sure you login is ‘domain\administrator‘ not ‘server\administrator’.

To check run a command prompt and type ‘whoami

2.) The account your logging in as MUST be a member of  the groups below.

Organization Management

Exchange organization Administrators

Schema Admins

Enterprise admins

Tags: exchange error

Allen White

Allen is an IT Consultant and holds the following accreditations. MCSA, MCSE, MCTS, MCITP, CCA, CCSP, VCP 4,5, 6 and HP ASE, AIS - Network Infrastructure.

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