Exchange 2010 not able to uninstall exchange server rules

Posted on 2011-10-05
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
i have couple of exchange servers i want to remove one at all for format purpose ... when i try to uninstall the server the following errors comes

Summary: 4 item(s). 2 succeeded, 2 failed.
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Configuring Prerequisites

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Mailbox Role Prerequisites

Uninstall cannot continue. Database 'Public Folders': The public folder database "Public Folders" contains the following offline address books:
\Offline Address List Final
. Before you can delete the public folder database, you must change the OAB distribution method to Web-based distribution.
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Client Access Role Prerequisites

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Hub Transport Role Prerequisites

This computer is configured as a source transport server for 2 connector(s) in the organization. These must be moved or deleted before Setup can continue.
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how i can continue the uninstall ????
Question by:F_A_H_D
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    by:Dan Arseneau
    First error:
    Inside EMC, navigate to Microsoft Exchange - Microsoft Exchange On-Premises (server) - Organization Configuration - Mailbox
    Click on the Offline Address Book tab
    Double-click Default Offline Address Book
    Click the Distribution tab
    Uncheck "Enable public folder distribution"

    Second Error:
    Inside EMC, navigate to Microsoft Exchange - Microsoft Exchange On-Premises (server) - Organization Configuration - Hub Transport
    Click on the Send Connectors tab
    If this is the last Exchange server, delete all the connectors listed here.
    If this is not the last, double-click each connector and click on the Source Server tab.
    Remove the server in question from the list.
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    Author Comment

    i have two databases and two public folders any idea how to move public folder to another ??
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    Accepted Solution

    If you're replicating with another server, open the Public Folders Tool, right-click and choose Move Replicas.

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