Exchange 2007 to 2013 Public Folder Migration

Hello all,

I have an issue that I've reached a dead end on.

I'm finalising my 2007 to 2013 migration, and am getting the following error when attempting to migrate public folders from '07 to '13.

get-publicfolder : There is no existing PublicFolder that matches the
following Identity: '\'. Please make sure that you specified the correct
PublicFolder Identity and that you have the necessary permissions to view
PublicFolder.
At line:1 char:1
+ get-publicfolder
+ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (0:Int32) [Get-PublicFolder], Mapi
   OperationException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : 59C77D03,Microsoft.Exchange.Management.MapiTasks
   .GetPublicFolder

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After doing quite a bit of research, I've taken the following actions to attempt to repair this;
1. Remove and reattached my mailbox on my administration account
2. Have made sure the Microsoft System Attendant has a valid HomeDB attribute using ADSI edit (was missing) set to the public folder database distinguished name
3. Have restarted Exchange 2007 server

And now I'm stumped!

Any assistance would be appreciated.
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FunktopusAsked:
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Ankit PareekOnline MarketingCommented:
hii,  funktopus
Migration from exchange 2007 to 2013 is not so difficult but some time got errors and handle them is so difficult. i think you almost tries all the way but still can't find solution. for you here is the step by step guideline to 2007 to 2013 migration
blogs.technet.com/b/meamcs/archive/2013/07/25/part-4-step-by-step-exchange-2007-to-2013-migration.aspx
Vincent BurtonCommented:
Above suggested reference looks good.

Moreover, please have a look on below given articles which might helps you to get this job done.

Public Folders Migration from Exchange 2007/2010 to Exchange 2013

Use serial migration to migrate public folders to Exchange 2013 from previous versions: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj150486%28v=exchg.150%29.aspx

Migrating Public Folders to Exchange 2013

Hope it helps you!

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FunktopusAuthor Commented:
Hello guys, I need to clarify the PowerShell output because the above responses are exactly what I'm attempting with error.

Step 1 in any public folder migration is to run the command;
get-publicfolder

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This command returns the error;
There is no existing PublicFolder that matches the
following Identity: '\'.

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In response to the error, I have modified the above mentioned items in the first post.

Cheers.
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