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Consider the following scenario:
A source-side operation failed. Error An error occurred while performing the seed operation. Error: A timeout occurred while communicating with server Source Mailbox Server. Error: "A connection could not be completed within 15 seconds.". [Database: Source Mailbox Database, Server: Target Mailbox Server]A timeout occurred while communicating with server <Source Mailbox Server>. Error: "A connection could not be completed within 15 seconds."
This issue occurs because a of a time-out error when the source server determines the range of log files. The server takes more than 15 seconds, which is the hardcoded time-out value.
To resolve this issue, install the following update rollup:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2645995 / )Description of Update Rollup 1 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2
For more information about how to manage mailbox database copies, visit the following Microsoft website:
How to manage mailbox database copiesFor more information about the Add-MailboxDatabaseCopy cmdlet, visit the following Microsoft website:
General information about the Add-MailboxDatabaseCopy cmdlet