Replicating public folders between two Exchange 2010 servers

Two Exchange 2010 servers, each in a different AD site and on different subnets. Trying to replicate public folders, but it doesn't seem to be moving ahead.

This is what I have run so far:
.\AddReplicaToPFRecursive.ps1 -TopPublicFolder “\” -ServerToAdd SERVERB
.\AddReplicaToPFRecursive.ps1 -TopPublicFolder “\NON_IPM_SUBTREE” -ServerToAdd SERVERB

When I run Get-PublicFolder -Recurse | fl Name, Replicas on SERVERB, there is nothing there. Get-PublicFolder -Recurse | fl Name, Replicas on SERVERA shows all the replicas.

I the queue on SERVERA shows the name of the site with SERVERB in the queues and 7 messages from 3k to 190k from to

I see these errors on SERVERA in the eventvwr.
Source servers belonging to different Active Directory sites were detected for connector 'CN=Internet,CN=Connections,CN=Exchange Routing Group (DWBGZMFD01QNBJR),CN=Routing Groups,CN=Exchange Administrative Group (FYDIBOHF23SPDLT),CN=Administrative Groups,… in routing tables with timestamp 6/22/2015 11:41:18 PM. Only the closest site will be used and load-balancing will be affected.

Error 1129 occurred while processing a replication event.
Folder: (c-82471) IPM_SUBTREE\Phone Numbers\Vendors
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Simon Butler (Sembee)ConsultantCommented:
Do you have a Send Connector with both servers listed? If so, that is the cause of the routing error you have posted. You should have site specific send connectors in most scenarios.

This sounds like replication issues, particularly if you are going across site. How long did you wait?

mvalpredaAuthor Commented:
I did a quick check with putty from the source to destination server and saw the ASA SMTP 'intercept'. Turned that off and it looks like things are flowing. How do I know/make sure everything is replicated?
Simon Butler (Sembee)ConsultantCommented:
Yes, the Cisco ASA SMTP scanning will break things.

To check if replication is happening, run


on each server and compare the output. Not getting 100% the same is pretty normal (corrupt items aren't replicated), but I am usually happy if the numbers are between 1 and 10% out - depending on the item count in the folder.


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mvalpredaAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the verification. Helped knowing these replicate via SMTP.
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