Exchange 2010 to 2013 public folder migration

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I am having issues in a large organization with public folder migration. The issue is that they fail to migrate because of spaces in the "mailnickname" attribute. There are over 5000 folders total so manually removing all the spaces in the names is out of the question. I attempted to use a script to enumerate all of the issues to replace the invalid characters and it fails because of the output is too large. Anyone have some other method to manage the "mailnickname"?

[PS] C:\PFmigration>$pfs= Get-publicfolder "\" -recurse | where {$_.MailEnabled -eq "True"} | Get-MailPublicFolder | whe
re {$_.alias -like `* *' -or $_.alias -like `*,*'}
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 WS-Management service and got a response saying the request was too large. For more information, see the about_Remote_
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Public Folders Migration from Exchange 2007/2010 to Exchange 2013:
http://msexchangeguru.com/2013/04/18/exchange2013-public-folders/

Step-by-Step Guide to Move Public Folders to Exchange 2013:

You may get help from this earlier thread.
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ah .... beauty of Public Folders ...

you could do the easy way - i guess -
get-mailpublicfolder - then you get an overview how many fails for you. Had a customer with 300GB and and 10s of 1000s of public folders.

however, they had "only" 50 - 60 PFs with failed alias. Enter ADSI - fix

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