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Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Exchange 2007: Event ID 9589 Exceeded the max number of 6 Storage Groups on this server

Summary: Exchange 2007 fails to mount additional databases after you've created 5 Storage Groups. In additional, you get Event ID:9589 "Exceeded the max number of 6 Storage Groups on this server."

You have verified that your Exchange 2007 Edition is Enterprise in the EMC GUI.


Re-enter your product key in the Shell and restart your information store.

[PS] H:\>set-exchangeserver -identity dcex01 -productkey XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX

WARNING: The Exchange server "DCEX01" is already licensed.
WARNING: The product key has been validated and the product id has been
successfully created. Note: This change will not be complete until the store
has been restarted.

Cause: Unknown

James Chong (MVP)
MCSE | M+, S+, MCTS, Security+
xml:lang="en" lang="en"> MS Exchange Tips: October 2007