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Exchange 2010 Mail enabled public folder email address problem

Posted on 2011-02-11
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Hello Experts,

Exchange 2010 (single server with all roles) public folder database became curupted. No problem, just create another and edb to pst the old items that could be recovered. All that went fairly well...till this issue:

One of the old mail enabled public folders email address is still lingering in the database somewhere as when I try to add one with the same name it will not allow me to use the old email address. Get an error that it already exists.

No record can be found via the Console, so it must be a Shell command to locate and delete

Anyone help with the commands to do this

Thanks
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You will all the mail enabled public folders in MESO container in Active Directory Users and Computers.
Shell Command:-
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa997202.aspx


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doesn't help, the shell reports only one public folder with the get-publicfolder cmdlet

IPM_SUBTREE
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Do you see that object in MESO COntainer.?
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Only see: Microsoft Exchange Security Groups in active directory users and computers
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go to view and  enable the advance feature in users and computers.
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Got it, so do I just delete the item there and then I will be able to re-add it with the old address?
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Yes. but you will have to wait for the Active Directory replication to complete and perform its clean up job.
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All fixed, Thanks
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