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Cannot Access Public Folders from 2010 to 2003

Posted on 2010-09-16
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We have an Exchange 2010 server and an Exchange 2003 one (in different sites)

I am unable to access Public Folders on the exchange 2003 with users on the 2010 (the data is NOT replicated to the 2010)

the hiarchy works just fine but when I click on the folders I get


"Unable to display the folder....."

thanks
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Question by:PTGRP
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by:endital1097
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check the routing group connector for public folder referrals
get-routinggroupconnector | fl
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by:PTGRP
ID: 33694522
does it work from OWA ?
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by:PTGRP
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sorry I meant it DOESN"T work from OWA

@endital1097 testing it brb
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by:PTGRP
ID: 33694584
PublicFolderReferralsEnabled : YES
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by:Akhater
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Any errors in the event log ?
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by:PTGRP
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@Akhater thank you for joining, no errors at all !

at least non relevant
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by:jetpowercom
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Consider the Outlook version your 2010 clients are using.  Encryption requirements for Outlook 2003 and 2007 differ.  This entry may address your issue:

http://blogs.technet.com/b/thbrown/archive/2010/01/16/cannot-access-public-folders-from-outlook-2003-2007-after-moving-users-mailboxes-to-exchange-2010.aspx

Hope this helps!
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by:endital1097
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what public folder database is assoicated with the mailbox database the mialbox resides on

get-mailboxdatabase | fl name,publi*

if the database is assoicated with a 2010 pf database, owa will not work
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by:PTGRP
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@jetpowercom

I can access all "local" public folders just not the ones on the other exchange server

@endital1097
MailboxDatabase on exchange 2010 is associated with the 2010 Public Folder, database on exchange 2003 with the 2003 Public Folder database, it down't work from OWA nor from Outlook
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by:jetpowercom
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Are your Exchange 2010 clients using Outlook 2003 or 2007?
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by:PTGRP
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Outlook 2003 I will test with 2010 now
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by:PTGRP
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no luck even with outlook 2010

thanks
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by:Akhater
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please run
get-EventLogLevel | where {$_.identity -like "MSExchangeIS\9001 Public\*"} | Set-EventLogLevel -Level 5

and check your event log for errors

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by:PTGRP
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@Akhater thanks that sure helped

but it is now saying that no access rights blabla bala although the user i am using is owner
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by:PTGRP
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new error

Error -2147221233 reading propertiy 0x67480014 on object type tbtReplication from database xxx
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Akhater earned 500 total points
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if you are talking about EventID 3093 ignore these

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by:PTGRP
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supposing I ignored them what about the access right problem when the user is owner ?
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by:PTGRP
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Opened a case with MS and they told me I could ignore this error.

The issue of PF access was solved .... alone
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