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Exchange 2010 Public Folder Removal

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Hi, due to some issue with our pilot Exchange 2010 we are uninstalling all the 2010 servers. I managed to uninstall al but except last server with Hub Trans and MB roles.

I have one Public Folder "PF" which cannot be mounted due to MS Exchange Replication Service cannot run on the server.
When I tried to manually start the service, I get an message that "MS REplication Service on SERVER started and then stopped. Some Services stop automatically if they are not is use by other services or programs"

[PS] C:\Windows\system32>Remove-PublicFolder -Identity "\PF" -Server "SERVER"
You can't perform this operation because public folder database 'PF' isn't mounted. Please mount it and try again.
    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (:) [], TaskInvalidOperationException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : 7C686B7C

How should I forcefully remove the Public Folder "PF"


Many thanks
SK
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Nightingduraik earned 2000 total points
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Hi To Remove the public folder follow the steps :
1. Take a necessary copy the files into PST,
2. you can achive directly if no more required of the particular Public folder Database.
3. You can remove through ADSI EDIT and -->configuraton->Services-->EXchange -->Administrative groups->Databases->choose the PF  database and remove it. it is easy one.

Path will different according to your organization ...
if you need further assistance or any clarifications please post it here..
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Hi, that did the magic. I was able to uninstall the last server

Regards
SK
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