Topic Last Modified: 2008-03-18
This topic provides information about how to troubleshoot the license expired warning on a Hub Transport server when you start the Exchange Management Console. When you start the Exchange Management Console on an Exchange 2007 Hub Transport server, you may get a warning for "License Expired" for your Exchange 2007 Edge server, although you have already entered a valid product key on the Exchange 2007 Edge server.
This issue may occur if you have not re-subscribed the Exchange 2007 Edge server after entering the product key.
Before You Begin
To perform this procedure, the account you use must be delegated membership in the local Administrators group. For more information about permissions, delegating roles, and the rights that are required to administer Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, see Permission Considerations.
To resolve the problem, re-subscribe the Exchange 2007 Edge server by following these steps:
- On a Hub Transport server, remove the existing Edge
subscription by running the Remove-EdgeSubscription cmdlet.
This action only has to be taken on the Hub Transport server. For
more information about removing the existing Edge subscription, see
How to Remove an
- On the Edge server, use the New-EdgeSubscription cmdlet
to generate a new subscription file to export. For more information
about generating a new subscription file to export, see How to Export an Edge
- Import the new subscription file to a Hub Transport server by
using the Exchange Management Console or by running the
New-EdgeSubscription cmdlet. For more information about
importing the new subscription file, see How to Import the Edge