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move request fail from exchange 2003 to 2010

Posted on 2011-09-19
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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I'm having an issue trying to move legacy mailboxes from a 2003 exchange server over to a new 2010 exchange box.
I get an error when trying to request the move saying "Failed to communicate with mailbox database"
 I have attached text file that details the failed move request.
Any ideas?
The operating systems are Small Business server 2003, and SBS2011.

Question by:SWCG

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ID: 36560424
forgot to put the text file in.... Here it is move-request-fail.txt

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Exchange_Freak earned 2000 total points
ID: 36561442
Are both the source and database mounted?
Try to restart the System Attendant service on both the servers and then try

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