How do I replicate the system folder in exchange 2003

I have used the following command

To move system folders:
PFMIGRATE.WSF /S:SourceServer /T:DestinationServer /SF /A /N:100 /F:C:\LOGFILE.LOG

and the log file is
Microsoft Exchange Public Folder Migration Tool

Wed May 27 13:37:56 EDT 2009

Source Server:      BECANCOUR      Version 6.5 (Build 7638.2: Service Pack 2)
Target Server:      BECEX2K3      Version 6.5 (Build 7638.2: Service Pack 2)
WMI Server:      BECANCOUR

Add Replica Mode in progress.
Analyzing system folders under 'OFFLINE ADDRESS BOOK'

Analysis of 0 folders with replica on 'BECANCOUR' completed.

Analyzing system folders under 'EFORMS REGISTRY'

Analysis of 0 folders with replica on 'BECANCOUR' completed.

but I do not see offline subfolders on the destination server.

What can I do? I ran this scritp few times but no luck.


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Use the PFDAVAdmin tool to add the replica of the new server & replicate the Publlic & system folders.
You can download the tool from
Use "Managing Public Folder Replicas" section in the below link to replicate the Public & System Folders:

usuthAuthor Commented:
Hi I am getting an error with the above mentioned tool.

Public folder - No error. It shows both servers under replica.

System folder - Error
An unhandled exception has occured in your application.

Could not find server in msExchOwningPFTreeBL

See the end of this message for details on invoking
just-in-time (JIT) debugging instead of this dialog box.

************** Exception Text **************
System.Exception: Could not find server in msExchOwningPFTreeBL
   at pfdavadmin.AdsAccess.GetLegacyDNFromServerName(String serverName)
Open adsiedit.msc console from exchnage server from Windows Suppport Tools command prompt.
1. Drill down to CN=FolderHierarchies> Right click> properties>Check the attribute "msExchOwningPFTreeBL"
2. Check if both the Public Folders DN exists.
3. If not, check check which Public Folder Store is not listed.
4. Copy the DN of CN=FolderHierarchies & paste in "msExchOwningPFTree" attribute of the required Public Folder Store from adsiedit.msc console.

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