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Public data store will not mount

I have recently converted a domain controller from a physical machine to a VM using VMware converter.  After the conversion even though the data stores for the Exchange were not mounted during the conversion the public database will not mount.  I have tried running Eseutil /mh (Shows clean) Ran eseutil /r/l/d completed successfully still will not mount, ran Eseutil /p completed successfully, then I ran eseutil /d still will not mount.  The error message is the same as when I started the database shows clean shutdown as it's state.  Can someone please help?
Below is a copy of the error after attempting to mount.

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Microsoft Exchange Error
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Failed to mount database 'Public Folder Database 1450672286'.

Public Folder Database 1450672286
Failed
Error:
Couldn't mount the database that you specified. Specified database: Public Folder Database 1450672286; Error code: An Active Manager operation failed. Error: The database action failed. Error: Operation failed with message: MapiExceptionCallFailed: Unable to mount database. (hr=0x80004005, ec=-501)
 [Database: Public Folder Database 1450672286, Server: BBCDC.bbchcs.org].

An Active Manager operation failed. Error: The database action failed. Error: Operation failed with message: MapiExceptionCallFailed: Unable to mount database. (hr=0x80004005, ec=-501)
 [Database: Public Folder Database 1450672286, Server: BBCDC.bbchcs.org]

An Active Manager operation failed. Error: Operation failed with message: MapiExceptionCallFailed: Unable to mount database. (hr=0x80004005, ec=-501)
 [Server: BBCDC.bbchcs.org]

MapiExceptionCallFailed: Unable to mount database. (hr=0x80004005, ec=-501)
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scormier1
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Chad FranksCommented:
i had a same problem like that my log path drive is corrupted.i try to move log to another drive but its corrupted so i run the following command
move-DatabasePath -Identity 'database name' -LogFolderPath 'new log path' -ConfigurationOnly

it will move log configuration ,then run ESEUTIL /p to recover the database

after finish i tried to mount the database and its working
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R--RCommented:
Can you provide any event error.

Also after repair and defrag please move/remove all the log and checkpoint files. Then mount the database.
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scormier1Author Commented:
The error is in the original post.
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R--RCommented:
Please move/remove all the log and checkpoint files. Then mount the database
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scormier1Author Commented:
Could you tell me where they are normally located, and do I just delete them?
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R--RCommented:
Go to EMC and navigate to Organization Configuration > Mailbox.
Click the Database Management tab, and then select the public folder database.
In the action pane, click Properties.
General tab to view or configure the properties of a public folder database.

OR run Get-PublicFolderDatabase | Format-List in Exchange management shell and check the log file path
Or run Get-publicfolderDatabase “DatabaseName” | FL Name,*Path*
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Mr TorturSystem EngineerCommented:
Hi scormier1,
My advice is to never convert a DC. You should depromote it, convert it and promote again if you really have the need to convert this machine, if not install a brand new DC on a VM, and depromote and shutdown the old physical one. A lot of issues could happen, and sometimes really difficult ones that you can't get rid of.
I know it is too late and I am sorry for you, but maybe it could help for the next time.
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