Problem: User is attempting to fail over an Exchange server using the Failover VM tool.
Cause: In some situations, the required Exchange services do not start at boot-up.
Solution: Do the following:
1. Go to the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) services manager snap-in and check to see if all Microsoft Exchange … services with a startup type of automatic have actually started.
2. If any have not, right-click on the service and select start.