EXMERGE NOT WORKING

Run EXMERGE on some old mailboxes to get them into PST format.  System cycles through, looks like it is going well and says there was an error and to look at the exmerge.log file.

here is the log.


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Microsoft Exchange Mailbox Merge Program, v6.5.7529.0
Start Logging:January 28, 2008   17:23:25
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[17:23:25] Logging Level: None
[17:23:25] Reading settings from file 'C:\Program Files\exchsrvr\bin\EXMERGE.INI'.
[17:23:25] Reading list of subjects for messages to be selected from file ''
[17:23:25] Reading list of attachment names for messages to be selected from file ''
[17:23:25] List of folders to be ignored has been read. 0 folders in the list.
[17:23:25] Current machine locale ID is 0x409
[17:23:25] Operating System Version 5.2 (Build 3790)

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Microsoft Exchange Mailbox Merge Program, v6.5.7529.0
Start Logging:January 28, 2008   17:33:27
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[17:33:27] Logging Level: None
[17:33:27] Reading settings from file 'C:\Program Files\exchsrvr\bin\EXMERGE.INI'.
[17:33:27] Reading list of subjects for messages to be selected from file ''
[17:33:27] Reading list of attachment names for messages to be selected from file ''
[17:33:27] List of folders to be ignored has been read. 0 folders in the list.
[17:33:27] Current machine locale ID is 0x409
[17:33:27] Operating System Version 5.2 (Build 3790)
[17:34:51] Accessing Domain Controller 'JMI-EXCH03'
[17:34:51] 'JMI-EXCH03' is running Exchange Server 2000 or later
[17:34:58] Mailbox '/o=Just Marketing/ou=First Administrative Group/cn=Configuration/cn=Connections/cn=SMTP (JMI-EXCH03)/cn={E29D1447-6DEF-453E-AA40-CDED05C8B383}' will be ignored as its DN contains strings in the ignore list
[17:34:58] Mailbox '/o=Just Marketing/ou=First Administrative Group/cn=Recipients/cn=SystemMailbox{E29D1447-6DEF-453E-AA40-CDED05C8B383}' will be ignored as its DN contains strings in the ignore list
[17:34:58] Found 43 mailbox(es) homed on database 'SECOND STORAGE GROUP/PAST-EMPLOYEES'.
[17:34:58] Ignored 2 mailbox(es) homed on database 'SECOND STORAGE GROUP/PAST-EMPLOYEES'.
[17:34:58] Found 43 mailbox(es) homed on the specified databases.
[17:34:58] Ignored 2 mailbox(es) homed on the specified databases.
[17:36:06] Program settings successfully saved.
[17:36:07] Using attribute 'PR_MESSAGE_DELIVERY_TIME' for date operations.
[17:36:07] Merging data into target store. The program will copy only those messages that do not exist in the target store.
[17:36:07] Associated folder data will be copied to the target store.
[17:36:07] Using 'English (US)' (0x409) as the default locale (Code page 1252)
[17:36:07] All mailboxes will be processed, regardless of locale
[17:36:07] Using default locale for all mailboxes
[17:36:07] Initializing worker thread (Thread0)
[17:36:07] Copying data from mailbox 'Andy Linn' ('ALINN') on Server 'JMI-EXCH03' to file 'E:\EXMERGE OUTPUT\ALINN.PST'.
[17:36:07] Error opening message store (MSEMS). Verify that the Microsoft Exchange Information Store service is running and that you have the correct permissions to log on. (0x8004011d)
[17:36:07] Errors encountered. Copy process aborted for mailbox 'Andy Linn' ('ALINN').
[17:36:07] Number of items copied from the source store for all mailboxes processed: 0
[17:36:07] Total number of folders processed in the source store: 0
[17:36:07] 0 mailboxes successfully processed. 1 mailboxes were not successfully processed. 0 non-fatal errors encountered.
[17:36:07] Process completion time: 00:00:00
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Matthew MillersCommented:
I would create a new user to do this, then grant receive-as access to the store with the mailboxes (you may find that if you are using a domain admin account that the account has receive-as explicitly denied).
Logon as the new user (or run as) and use exmerge
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antioedCommented:
From TechNet:

There are several potential causes of this error, including:

    * Insufficient permissions on a database or mailbox to extract or insert data. Your logon account should be granted full permissions on the database, as described in Setting Permissions for Merging Data.
    * The destination database for the second step of an ExMerge operation is currently not mounted.
    * The mailbox selected for data extraction in the recovery storage group has been moved from the original database.
    * The same database has been configured in separate recovery storage groups on multiple servers.
    * The database that contains the System Attendant mailbox is disconnected. Typically, this is the first mailbox database configured on a server. It must be mounted in addition to the database(s) from which you are extracting data.

Store 'MSPST MS' was not opened Store 'MSEMS' was not opened

The Store 'MSPST MS' was not opened or Store 'MSEMS' was not opened errors might be seen in the ExMerge log file (ExMerge.log) after merging data from the recovery storage group has failed. These errors typically indicate a language localization mismatch problem. The errors can usually be resolved by entering the correct localized names for the MAPI services on which ExMerge depends.

Troubleshooting Exmerge Issues:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb124178.aspx

Error opening MSEMS:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa997045(EXCHG.65).aspx

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