Topic Last Modified: 2010-02-22

The Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager monitors the Windows Application log on computers running Exchange 2010 and generates this alert when the events specified in the following Details table are logged.

To learn more about this alert, in Operations Manager, do one or more of the following:


Product Name


Product Version

14.0 (Exchange 2010)

Event ID


Event Source


Alert Type


Rule Path

Microsoft Exchange Server/Exchange 2010/Common Components/Hub Transport and Edge Transport/Transport

Rule Name

Remote server advertised hash authentication for Exchange, which isn't supported by this server.


This Error event indicates a secure connection couldn't be established with the specified Microsoft Exchange Hub Transport server or Edge Transport server because the protocol negotiation didn't find a mutually supported hash algorithm.

Hash algorithms are a feature of Windows Server 2008 IPsec policies and may be configured in the IP Security Policies snap-in from the Microsoft Management Console (MMC). For more information, see Understanding Internet Protocol Security.

User Action

To resolve this error, configure a mutually supported hash algorithm in the IPsec policies that are used by the source and destination Exchange servers to communicate. For more information, see Filter Actions.

For More Information

If you are not already doing so, consider running the Exchange tools created to help you analyze and troubleshoot your Exchange environment. These tools can help make sure that your configuration aligns with Microsoft best practices. They can also help you identify and resolve performance issues, improve mail flow, and better manage disaster recovery scenarios. To run these tools, go to the Toolbox node of the Exchange Management Console. To learn more about these tools, see Managing Tools in the Toolbox.