Public Folders replicates less than half of the store
Posted on 2009-07-11
I am about to move over to Exchange 2007 from our 2003 environment. The new servers are setup, and seems to be working good.
I started to replicate our public folder store (2003) over to the new 2007 server, and performed the following steps:
1. Propagate all folders with replication to the new 2007 server with adsiedit
2. Resend settings with replication to "Always Run"
There is around 5-600 folders in total, and the file-size on the old 2003 server showis 75gb. (Eventid shows 1gb of free space in the db). I started the replication 4 days ago, and it started almost right away. The next morning, the db-files on the new server showed 29gb. When i check in ESM, replication status shows In Sync, local modified and both modified randomly on the folders.
I knew the size wouldnt be exact the same, but the difference is huge. So i've put on my detective hat and started an investigation. But i cant seem to find any good reason. Ive added maximal logging on replication on the 2003 server. But still, i dont see any errors. BPA doesnt give me anything useful either.
I have moved 40% of my users to the new servers, so i dont want to use the MoveReplica script since there will still be users on the 2003 system for now. (The rest will be moved within a week).
Any idea on where to troubleshoot ?