Error message when you run the Export-Mailbox command on a folder that has more than 5000 items in Exchange 2007: "-1056749164"

SYMPTOMS
When you run the Export-Mailbox command on a Microsoft Exchange 2007 mailbox that has more than 5000 items in one folder, the command fails. Additionally, you receive the following error message:
Export-Mailbox: Error was found for <mailbox name> (<SMTP address>) because: Error occurred in the step: Moving messages. Failed to copy messages to the destination mailbox store with error: An unknown error has occurred. error code: -1056749164
For example, this problem occurs when you run the following command in the Exchange Management Shell:
Export-Mailbox -Identity <mailbox name> -IncludeFolders "\inbox" -DeleteContent -DeleteAssociatedMessages
CAUSE
During the processing, the involved buffer has a 32 kilobyte (KB) restriction. If the target folder has more than 5000 items, the buffer restriction is exceeded. Therefore, the problem occurs.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this problem, install Update Rollup 8 for Exchange 2007 Service Pack 1.

For more information about Update Rollup 8 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1, see the following Exchange Help topic: For more information about how to obtain the latest Exchange service pack or update rollup, see the following Exchange Help topic:
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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Article ID: 960367 - Last Review: 05/19/2009 22:27:09 - Revision: 1.1

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1

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