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Problems with exchange 2010 migration from 2003, Public folders

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Ive recently installed exchange 2010 in an old 2003 organisation, Ive migrated all the mailboxes and replicated all the PF's. All is working well as it is but I want to uninstall the old 2003 box. The only problem I have is if I shut it down then the clients are still looking for the 2003 box for thier public folders even though I have replicated them and they are on the 2010 box? Would this sort its self out if I uninstalled the 2003 box??
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by:GurdeepJohal
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have you changed the recipients update service to new exchange 2010 server
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by:plug1
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I dont think I have.. do I do it on the exchange 2003 or 2010 box?
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Ok I have made the 2010 box the update server, what do I have to do to stop the clients looking for the exchange 2003 box for public folders?
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Thats a dead link mate..
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Thanks I'll go through these later
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Hello,

Make sure the Mailbox Database on Exchange 2010 are pointing to its own public folder database.

Mailbox Database --> Properties --> Client settings --> Public folder database.

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Jawad that looks the ticket , Ivemade the change but how long does that take to be picked up by the clients?
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Hello Plug1,

Restart the IS service. And the client should pick up immediately. To confirm you can stop the services on Exchange server 2003 and moniter the functionality of the Exchange server 2010.

Regards,

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You the man!!
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