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A public folder still appears in Exchange address lists after you mail-disable the folder in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
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Consider the following scenario:
This issue occurs because the Exchange Information Store cannot handle an LDAP_REFERRAL response correctly. Therefore, the Exchange Information Store does not try to connect to a configuration domain controller in a different domain. This behavior prevents the Disable-MailPublicFolder cmdlet from removing a Public Folder Proxy object from AD DS.
To resolve this issue, install the following cumulative update:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2685289/ )Description of Update Rollup 3 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756After the update is installed, follow these steps to set a registry key to enable this update:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
To work around this issue, specify one domain controller to be the configuration domain controller for both servers. To do this, run the Set-ExchangeServer cmdlet together with the StaticConfigDomainController parameter before you mail-disable the public folder.
For more information about Active Directory Service Interfaces (ADSI) Edit, go to the following Microsoft website:
General information about Active Directory Service Interfaces (ADSI) EditFor more information about the Set-ExchangeServer cmdlet, go to the following Microsoft website:
General information about the Set-ExchangeServer cmdletFor more information about the Enable-MailPublicFolder cmdlet, go to the following Microsoft website:
General information about the Enable-MailPublicFolder cmdletFor more information about the Disable-MailPublicFolder cmdlet, go to the following Microsoft website:
General information about the Disable-MailPublicFolder cmdletFor more information about public folder replication, go to the following Microsoft website:
General information about public folder replicationFor more information about the Microsoft LDAP error codes, go to the following Microsoft website:
General information about Microsoft LDAP error codesFor more information about the LDAP referrals, go to the following Microsoft website:
General information about LDAP referralsFor more information about how to use the configuration domain controller, go to the following Microsoft website:
How to use the configuration domain controller
Article ID: 2647396 - Last Review: May 29, 2012 - Revision: 1.0