Topic Last Modified: 2010-07-12

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

MSExchange Messaging Policies

Alert Type


Rule Path

Microsoft Exchange Server/Exchange 2010/Hub Transport/Agents/Messaging Policies

Rule Name

The AD RMS service connection point (SCP) URL doesn't exist or is invalid. Republish the SCP using the AD RMS server.


This Warning event indicates that the Active Directory Rights Management Services (RMS) service connection point (SCP) URL cannot be found or is invalid.

User Action

To resolve this problem, you must reregister the SCP by using the Active Directory RMS server. To do this, follow these steps.

To complete this procedure, you must have, at least, membership in the AD RMS Enterprise Administrators and in the Enterprise Admins group in AD DS, or equivalent.

To register a service connection point:

  1. Log on to a server in the cluster on which you have to register an SCP.

  2. Open the Active Directory RMS console.

  3. Right-click the AD RMS cluster, and then click Properties.

  4. Click the SCP tab.

  5. Click to select the Change SCP check box.

  6. Click the Set the SCP to current certification cluster option, and then click OK.

  7. Click Yes to confirm.

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.