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How can I move a public Folder database between 2 servers, Exchange 2007
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Question by:Serge Martin
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by:achaldave
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You can use public folder replication and once the replication is done you can remove it from original server
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb629523%28EXCHG.80%29.aspx
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by:Morasiva
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Here is the article for Configure Public Folder Replication.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb691120(v=exchg.80).aspx

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by:Serge Martin
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The only problem is that I don't have a public folder store on the new server. I tried to create but couldn't
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by:Serge Martin
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everytime I try to create a public folder on the new server when it asks for server it only show my old exchange server and not the new one, even thought it is online and working.
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by:Serge Martin
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When attempting to create a new Public folder, the Default-First-Site-name is pointing to my old exchange server and when I search I cannot even find the new server.
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you need to create public folder database on the new server
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb123687(EXCHG.80).aspx
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by:Serge Martin
ID: 36893853
that did the trick, I ws creating it but I guess I was mising a step. The Public folder is now replicating.
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