I cannot recover public folders with pfdavadmin.exe. Error: (409) Conflict

Posted on 2008-10-28
Last Modified: 2009-02-02
I try to restore a public folder with pfdavadmin tool.

I right click the folder I want to recover and choose "recover folder". Then I get this error message:

An unexpected error occured. Exception: The remote server returned an error: (409) Conflict.

Does anyone know this error?
Question by:mortenhem
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ID: 22824935
Why not restore PF using OWA - there is a special link through which you can restore PF using OWA.
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ID: 22824959
This link talks about it in detail.

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ID: 22826567
I have tried that and I can see the deleted folder but I get an error 409 in the iis log. When I try to recover the mails from the Outlook client, I get the error that I maybe do not have the right permissions. I tried to give myself owner permissions but that didn't help.

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ID: 23477773
Did you get this issue resolved ? We are running into exactly same issue and would be interested to hear how you worked out your issue. Thanks in advance.

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mortenhem earned 0 total points
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It was very strange. I tried almost everything and nothing worked. About 24 hours later I tried a last time and then it worked??????

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