[SOLVED] Exchange 2010 – Console (EMC) Initialization Failed Message


When you go to access the Exchange Management Console it fails to load giving the following message:

Initialization failed
The following error occurred whilst searching for the on-premises Exchange Server:
No Exchange servers are available in any Active Directory sites. You can't connect to remote Powershell on a computer that only has the Management Tools role installed. It was running the command 'Discover-ExchangeServer -UserWIA $true -SuppressError $true -CurrentVersion 'Version 14.1 (Build 218.15)".



Ensure that the user account you’re logging on with is a member of the ‘Organization Management’ Active Directory security group.