[Last Call] Learn how to a build a cloud-first strategyRegister Now

x
?
Solved

Public Folder issue in Exchange 2007

Posted on 2011-03-08
13
Medium Priority
?
442 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Dear Team,

We have an issue with our Public Folder replication in Exchange 2007. we have two servers clustered (CCR), NodeA and NodeB. The issue is, public folder is not replicating to NodeB. Status shows as Failed in both NodeA and NodeB. So if NodeA is down, Exchange and Balckberry server will not work even if we changed the ownership to NodeB. when i right click on the storage group i get the option Update storage Group. Please let me know whether it will work or how to solve the issue.

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:pshaduli
  • 9
  • 4
13 Comments
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:MegaNuk3
ID: 35080179
How many Storage Groups are you replicating and is the PF one the only one that is failed?
You can try Suspend then Resume, if that fails then do the Update with "Delete Existing Files" and that will Reseed the destination
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:MegaNuk3
ID: 35080207
Depending on the size of the database and your network speed, it might take a while to Reseed because it basically copies the whole active database to the target and then copies the log files over...
0
 

Author Comment

by:pshaduli
ID: 35080272
Thanks MegaNuk3.

We have other two storage groups for mailboxes and both are showing Healthy. Only PF storage group is showing failed. The PF database size is 63 MB.

0
Problems using Powershell and Active Directory?

Managing Active Directory does not always have to be complicated.  If you are spending more time trying instead of doing, then it's time to look at something else. For nearly 20 years, AD admins around the world have used one tool for day-to-day AD management: Hyena. Discover why

 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:MegaNuk3
ID: 35080328
OK, do the Reseed as per above, it shouldn't take long at all if your DB is only 63mb like you say...
0
 

Author Comment

by:pshaduli
ID: 35080387
Thanks MegaNuk3.

Should we need to take the backup of the PF or can we directly do the above procedure.
Also can we do it at any time or better in the less traffic time.
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:MegaNuk3
ID: 35080734
What do you keep in it? Not much by the sounds of things.

You can do the above procedure now because reseeding such a small database will have minimal effect and should be really quick. I wouldn't worry about a backup of it, but you can if you want because the backup should be really quick too.
0
 

Author Comment

by:pshaduli
ID: 35082045
Thanks MegaNuk3.

we Suspended and Resumed the PF storage group in NodeB but still the status is Failed.

We noticed now it shows "Loading data for server in SCR..Client access" in status bar of NodeA and NodeB. What it means?..is it normal or do we need to do any action?.

0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:MegaNuk3
ID: 35082081
Do you have SCR setup? Is it setup for the PF database/SG?
0
 

Author Comment

by:pshaduli
ID: 35082104
Yes. SCR is in remote site. This is for our two storage groups and for PF storage group also. The storage groups are replicating well and the PF is also replicating to SCR. But the logs are not terminated for PF in SCR since the issue with our CCR2 PF replication.

0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:MegaNuk3
ID: 35082177
Do
Get-storageGroupCopyStatus |fl
And look at the PF SG
Verify that only the CCR target is the one that is out of date
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:MegaNuk3
ID: 35082197
Also do get-storagegroupcopystatus -standbymachine <SCRTargetServer> |fl
To verify SCR is working properly for the PF database
0
 
LVL 31

Accepted Solution

by:
MegaNuk3 earned 1000 total points
ID: 35085847
I still think you will end up doing a Reseed though (Suspend then Update with deleteExistingFiles option)
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:MegaNuk3
ID: 35121351
Thanks for the points, did the Reseed work for you?
0

Featured Post

Has Powershell sent you back into the Stone Age?

If managing Active Directory using Windows Powershell® is making you feel like you stepped back in time, you are not alone.  For nearly 20 years, AD admins around the world have used one tool for day-to-day AD management: Hyena. Discover why.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In this post, I will showcase the steps for how to create groups in Office 365. Office 365 groups allow for ease of flexibility and collaboration between staff members.
There can be many situations demanding the conversion of Outlook OST files to PST format and as such, there is no shortage of automated tools to perform this conversion. However, what makes Stellar OST to PST converter stand above the rest? Let us e…
This video demonstrates how to sync Microsoft Exchange Public Folders with smartphones using CodeTwo Exchange Sync and Exchange ActiveSync. To learn more about CodeTwo Exchange Sync and download the free trial, go to: http://www.codetwo.com/excha…
Whether it be Exchange Server Crash Issues, Dirty Shutdown Errors or Failed to mount error, Stellar Phoenix Mailbox Exchange Recovery has always got your back. With the help of its easy to understand user interface and 3 simple steps recovery proced…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month18 days, 10 hours left to enroll

834 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question