Article ID: 2750847 - View products that this article applies to.
Consider the following scenario:
This issue occurs because the Exchange server randomly selects a public folder server from the same administrative group regardless of the connection cost or the network access speed.
To resolve this issue, install the following update rollup:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2785908/ )Description of Update Rollup 5 version 2 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about public folders, go to the following Microsoft website:
General information about public foldersFor more information about how to manage public folders, go to the following Microsoft website:
Managing public foldersFor more information about a similar issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2409597/ )You cannot open a public folder item when the server that holds the public folder database is stopped in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
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Article ID: 2750847 - Last Review: December 14, 2012 - Revision: 4.0