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Event ID: 1153 Source: NTDSGeneral

Source
Level
Description
Class identifier <identifier> (class name msExchRoutingGroupConnector) has an invalid superclass <identifier>. Inheritance ignored.
Comments
 
Microsoft reports the event as benign if it appears when the Windows Server schema changes are added to a Windows 2000 forest by using Adprep.exe from a server edition of Windows Server. See ME307323 and ME240147 for more details.

ME325379 gives detailed information on how to upgrade Windows 2000 Domain Controllers to Windows Server 2003. This article also contains a sample of this error, which in the context presented in the article can be ignored.

See the link to "EventID 1153 from source Active Directory" for additional information on this event.
As per ME268995, Microsoft says to "obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000" and as a workaround "demote the domain controller and then promote the domain controller".
You see these errors in a situation where you have a root domain, and a child domain that both have Global Catalog Servers. When you run the setup /forestprep command from the Exchange media in the root domain, during the replication process between the root, and child domain, you see these errors logged in the application event log on the server in the child domain.

This behavior occurs because the schema is imported in an order other than superclass inheritance. When a class is imported, superclass attributes point to other classes. Because  these may not have been imported yet, you see these errors in the application event log. You can safely ignore these errors. See ME268329.

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