I have a production server that is a Domain controller and and Exchange 2003 Server. I used ntbackup to do a full backup. I have built another machine off the network. I want to just restore the public folders for dev and testing purposes. I have named the new machine the same, added the AD with the same names, installed exchange 2003 with the same names and service packs. I go to restore the ntbackup file selecting just the Public Folder store and I get this Event error
1. Event ID 904 Source ESE Backup
Information Store (3516) Callback function call ErrESECBRestoreGetDestination ended with error 0xC7FE1F41 Database is in use.
I have looked at this event on the web, but it always refers to mailbox stores and recovery groups which are not an option for me with Public Folders.