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Offline Address book and schedule+ Free/Busy migration

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I am moving a single server Exchange 2010 org to a new server. I have created new Public Folder DB, setup old server to replicate to new PF DB. I then pointed mailstores on new server to the new DB. It looks like that part is working, but I don't know what to do about the OAB and Schedule+ Free/Busy and the other items in the code snipet below.
 
[PS] C:\Windows\system32>Get-publicfolder \NON_IPM_SUBTREE -recurse |ft Name,Replicas

Name                                                        Replicas
----                                                        --------
NON_IPM_SUBTREE                                             {}
EFORMS REGISTRY                                             {}
OFFLINE ADDRESS BOOK                                        {}
/o=NHME/cn=addrlists/cn=oabs/cn=NHME Offline Address Book   {Public Folder Database 0900284288}
OAB Version 2                                               {Public Folder Database 0900284288}
OAB Version 3a                                              {Public Folder Database 0900284288}
OAB Version 4                                               {Public Folder Database 0900284288}
EX:/o=NHME/ou=Exchange Administrative Group (FYDIBOHF23S... {Public Folder Database 0900284288}
SCHEDULE+ FREE BUSY                                         {}
EX:/o=NHME/ou=Exchange Administrative Group (FYDIBOHF23S... {Public Folder Database 0900284288}
EX:/O=NHME/OU=EXTERNAL (FYDIBOHF25SPDLT)                    {Public Folder Database 0900284288}

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Below is the results from a "Get-PublicFolderStatistics on old server
[PS] C:\Windows\system32>get-publicfolderstatistics -server nhmedfwexch001

Name                                     ItemCount                                                       LastAccessTime
----                                     ---------                                                       --------------
EX:/O=NHME/OU=EXTERNAL (FYDIBOHF25SPDLT) 0                                                         3/25/2014 7:14:49 PM
OAB Version 2                            32                                                        3/25/2014 8:02:13 PM
OAB Version 3a                           32                                                        3/25/2014 8:02:13 PM
OAB Version 4                            23                                                        3/25/2014 8:02:13 PM
Calendars                                6                                                         3/25/2014 7:28:20 PM
On Call                                  0                                                         3/25/2014 7:28:27 PM
TN - Nashville                           448                                                       3/26/2014 9:16:05 AM
TX - DFW                                 444                                                       3/26/2014 9:16:04 AM
TX - Waco                                6                                                         3/26/2014 9:16:04 AM
TX - Corpus Christi                      162                                                       3/26/2014 9:16:04 AM
PA - Meadville                           334                                                       3/26/2014 9:16:05 AM
PA - Malvern                             281                                                       3/26/2014 9:16:05 AM
/o=NHME/cn=addrlists/cn=oabs/cn=NHME ... 0                                                         3/25/2014 8:02:13 PM
EX:/o=NHME/ou=Exchange Administrative... 258                                                       3/25/2014 7:14:49 PM
EX:/o=NHME/ou=Exchange Administrative... 0                                                         3/25/2014 8:02:14 PM

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Below is the results from a "Get-PublicFolderStatistics on new server
[PS] C:\Windows\system32>get-publicfolderstatistics -server nhmemail1

Name                                     ItemCount                                                       LastAccessTime
----                                     ---------                                                       --------------
Calendars                                6                                                         3/26/2014 9:00:02 AM
On Call                                  0                                                         3/26/2014 9:04:44 AM
TN - Nashville                           448                                                       3/26/2014 9:16:07 AM
TX - DFW                                 444                                                       3/26/2014 9:16:07 AM
WI - Mequon                              557                                                       3/26/2014 9:16:07 AM
TX - Austin                              914                                                       3/26/2014 9:16:07 AM
TX - San Antonio                         511                                                       3/26/2014 9:16:07 AM
AL - Birmingham                          713                                                       3/26/2014 9:16:07 AM
AL - Montgomery                          581                                                       3/26/2014 9:16:07 AM
AL - Mobile                              542                                                       3/26/2014 9:16:07 AM
NE - Omaha                               249                                                       3/26/2014 9:16:07 AM
NE - Grand Island                        186                                                       3/26/2014 9:16:07 AM
TN - Jackson                             194                                                       3/26/2014 9:16:07 AM
TX - Lubbock                             238                                                       3/26/2014 9:16:07 AM
PA - Malvern                             244                                                       3/26/2014 9:16:07 AM

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The following doesn't show up in the new PF database.
EX:/O=NHME/OU=EXTERNAL (FYDIBOHF25SPDLT) 0                                                         3/25/2014 7:14:49 PM
OAB Version 2                            32                                                        3/25/2014 8:02:13 PM
OAB Version 3a                           32                                                        3/25/2014 8:02:13 PM
OAB Version 4                            23							   3/25/2014 8:02:13 PM
/o=NHME/cn=addrlists/cn=oabs/cn=NHME ... 0                                                         3/25/2014 8:02:13 PM
EX:/o=NHME/ou=Exchange Administrative... 258                                                       3/25/2014 7:14:49 PM
EX:/o=NHME/ou=Exchange Administrative... 0                                                         3/25/2014 8:02:14 PM

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I don't even know if we need all of it either. At 1 time, we had an Exchange 2003 server and some Outlook 2003 clients, so this could be left over from that.  

What should I do?
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The Schedule + and Free/Busy folders are only used to communicate with an Exchange 2003 based replica of Public Folders. If you have no Exchange 2003 replicas, those folders are useless, so you don't need them. Free/Busy and Calendaring are handled with a different service in 2010, so there had to be a way to coordinate between 2003 and 2010, those folders are part of that. Attempts to access those folders just get forwarded to the availability service.
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All the stuff below can be safely ignored then?
EX:/O=NHME/OU=EXTERNAL (FYDIBOHF25SPDLT) 0                                                         3/25/2014 7:14:49 PM
OAB Version 2                            32                                                        3/25/2014 8:02:13 PM
OAB Version 3a                           32                                                        3/25/2014 8:02:13 PM
OAB Version 4                            23							   3/25/2014 8:02:13 PM
/o=NHME/cn=addrlists/cn=oabs/cn=NHME ... 0                                                         3/25/2014 8:02:13 PM
EX:/o=NHME/ou=Exchange Administrative... 258                                                       3/25/2014 7:14:49 PM
EX:/o=NHME/ou=Exchange Administrative... 0   

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Yep.
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