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Public Folder Replicas will not move - SBS 2008 Migration Install

I used demazter's article http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Server/SBS_Small_Business_Server/A_2465-Migrate-Windows-2003-with-Exchange-to-Small-Business-Server-2008.html?sfQueryTermInfo=1+30+migrat+sb

To migrate Server 2003 Std with Exchange 2003 to SBS 2008.

All went well until the move Public Folders section. I have selected "move all replicas" and selected the destination server. I did this yesterday morning and last night.

When I go back to "move all replicas" the destination server is still a choice to move to.

I would really like to retire this box, so I would appreciatte any help you can offer,

Rick
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Casey HermanCitrix EngineerCommented:
This may sound silly but have your rebooted the source server. I had this same issue and we had to reboot the source server before it would allow us to transfer the public folders.
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Casey HermanCitrix EngineerCommented:
Your email will go down during that time because of how the migration is still using the mail stores.
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davorinCommented:
"Depending upon the replication interval you have set and the amount of information that must be replicated, this process may take from several hours to days to complete."
from http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc527516(WS.10).aspx

On migrations I have done sometimes PF move replicas took also 2-3 days even if PF contained really small amount of data. Some information about moving you can get from Public Folder Instances folder.
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AustinComputerLabsAuthor Commented:
Thank you for the help.

casedog21:
thanks for the double check, but yes I have rebooted the source server last night.
When you say the email will be down does that mean for the entire time the PF transfer is taking place?

davorin:
I have not set a replication interval, where do I change the default?
Is there any way to check if it is in process while waiting 2-3 days.
the PF in question were really barely used and generally empty.

Thanks again.
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davorinCommented:
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Casey HermanCitrix EngineerCommented:
I meant that the email would be down during the reboot.
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