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I have migrated our exchange server from our old mail server to our new one. However after running Microsoft's Exchange Server Best Practices Analyzer, we are getting a error that our Site Folder Server was deleted. After reading the fix from Microsoft below:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/exchange/Analyzer/4a057fc7-fbaf-4863-9675-318d5d0139f0.mspx?mfr=true

However when I drill all the down to:
 
CN=Configuration,DC=<DomainName>,DC=com, CN=Services, CN=Microsoft Exchange, CN=<OrganizationName>, CN=Administrative Groups, CN=<AdministrativeGroupName> CN=Servers, CN=<ServerName>, CN=InformationStore, CN=<StorageGroupName>

I looked for a attribute called:

siteFolderServer

But there is no such variable showing on the list. But the distinguishedName was available.

QUESTION:

If there isn't a attribute, what actions should I take to create it. Or what should I install or configure so the attribute is there?

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The location that you have checked is not correct. Check the "sitefolderserver" attribute on the administrative group proeprties. the path is :

CN=Configuration,CN=<DomainName>,CN=com, CN=Services, CN=Microsoft Exchange, CN=<OrganizationName>, CN=Administrative Groups
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by:Calv1n
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When I looked in the path you gave me:

CN=Configuration,CN=<DomainName>,CN=com, CN=Services, CN=Microsoft Exchange, CN=<OrganizationName>, CN=Administrative Groups

 I couldn’t find the variable siteFolderServer. However I drilled down one further to CN=First Administrative Group and checked it’s properties, I found the variable siteFolderServer. Is that the one I would need to edit the sitefolderserver value to make it the same as the distinguishedname value within
the CN=First Administrative Group?

In other words I am going to copy the value:

CN=First Administrative Group,CN=Administrative Groups,CN=<DOMAINNAME>,CN=Microsoft Exchange,CN=Services,CN=Configuration,DC=<domainname>,DC=com

From the distinguished name in CN=First Administrative Group and paste it into the SiteFolderServer value in CN=First Administrative?

I hope this is clear enough.

-Brian
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is the "sitefolderserver" attribute on CN=First Administrative Group pointing to a valid exchange server?

if not then this is the attribute that you need to change.

the following article has the details steps on what you need to copy and paste.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/284200/en-us
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