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Exchange 2010 Public Database failing to mount

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We are near the completion of the migration of MS Exchange 2003 to 2010. Suddenly these errors are happening:

The Microsoft Exchange Replication service couldn't find a valid configuration for database '84d85a8e-736d-48d4-866b-81f3649c4b41' on server 'WEBMAIL'. Error:

Log Name:      Application
Source:        MSExchangeRepl
Date:          3/7/2010 4:57:59 PM
While starting database 84d85a8e-736d-48d4-866b-81f3649c4b41, the following error occurred: 0x972.  
Look up of DB Info failed.



Event ID:      3154
Task Category: Service
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:      Webmail.earth.local
Description:
Active Manager failed to mount database Public Folder Database 0141505384 on server Webmail.earth.local. Error: An Active Manager operation failed with a transient error. Please retry the operation. Error: A transient error occurred during discovery of the database availability group topology. Error: Database action failed with transient error. Error: A transient error occurred during a database operation. Error: MapiExceptionADPropertyError: Unable to mount database. (hr=0x80004005, ec=2418)

Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
  <System>
    <Provider Name="MSExchangeRepl" />
    <EventID Qualifiers="49156">3154</EventID>
    <Level>2</Level>
    <Task>1</Task>
    <Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>
    <TimeCreated SystemTime="2010-03-07T22:57:59.000Z" />
    <EventRecordID>3744</EventRecordID>
    <Channel>Application</Channel>
    <Computer>Webmail.earth.local</Computer>
    <Security />
  </System>
  <EventData>
    <Data>Public Folder Database 0141505384</Data>
    <Data>Webmail.earth.local</Data>
    <Data>An Active Manager operation failed with a transient error. Please retry the operation. Error: A transient error occurred during discovery of the database availability group topology. Error: Database action failed with transient error. Error: A transient error occurred during a database operation. Error: MapiExceptionADPropertyError: Unable to mount database. (hr=0x80004005, ec=2418)
</Data>
  </EventData>
</Event>

PLEASE NOTE:  We have no use for Public Folders, except that we are concerned these errors are going to effect Address Book propagation, or cause other problems.  Any solution that corrects the errors is acceptable, including recreation or deletion of public folders.
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