Topic Last Modified: 2010-06-16

The Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager monitors the Windows event log on computers running Exchange Server 2010. Consolidation rules specify that multiple similar events should be grouped into a single summary event. Consolidation rules prevent events that are logged frequently from filling up the Operations Manager database.


Product Name


Product Version

14.0 (Exchange 2010)

Event ID


Event Source

MSExchange ADAccess

Rule Path

Microsoft Exchange Server/Exchange 2010/Common Components/Active Directory Access

Rule Name

Consolidate: A general Active Directory error occured.


The System CenterOperations Manager alert to which this consolidation rule is applied is A general Active Directory error occurred. A maximum of one event will be added to the summary event list every 60 seconds.

User Action

No user action is required.

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.