After rereading all the support articles it looked like the issue was caused by the authentication providers being in the wrong order within IIS
I've been having a pretty horrific time with AppInsight for Exchange the last few days.
I deployed 2 new exchange 2013 servers in our environment, And they are identical (except for the obvious things like IP address and hostname ). I added them both to Solarwinds and added the AppInsight monitor to them, the first server added fine and AppInsight kicked in straight away but the second server is giving me this nonsense.
Regardless of which credentials I use the "TEST CONNECTION" button just spins as "Testing..." and never finishes and the "CONFIGURE SERVER" button just gives me
I've tried every troubleshooting article I can find online and tried configuring the server manually but I still can't get this to add.
can someone give me some advice before I snap? haha
Have you tried to manually configure the server manually? Check this link for exhaustive details:
Often, when you get issues like this with no concrete error message returned, it'll be something to do with either PoweShell on the remote host or WinRM (either end), double check these! As you mention you have got the first Exchange 2013 in with no problem, I doubt it's a problem with the polling engine itself, unless the two nodes are managed by different ones.
Go through that document, and let us know how you get on!
I have had some really fun AppInsight issues with the self signed cert part with both IIS and Exchange AppInsights I would check there as well.
yeah I had thought of that but i couldn't grasp why 1 server would work fine and 1 wouldn't when they were built exactly the same
Have you ruled out the possibility of network firewalls or Windows firewall getting in the way? There are two PowerShell commandlets that may help with this troubleshooting step:
Test-NetConnection -ComputerName <String> -CommonTCPPort WINRM
Test-WSMan -ComputerName <String>
Depending on your security configuration, you may need to specify credentials or the -UseSSL parameter. Good luck!
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