Event ID 2937 is logged on the legacy server after migrating public folder from legacy exchange server to Exchange 2013 server

Log Name:  Application

Source:  MSExchange ADAccess

Date:  2/5/2017 10:01:59 PM

Event ID:  2937

Task Category: Validation

Level: Warning

Keywords:  Classic

User:  N/A



Process powershell.exe (EMS) (PID=9440). Object [CN=DB02,CN=Databases,CN=Exchange Administrative Group (FYDIBOHF23SPDLT),CN=Administrative Groups,CN=CONTOSO,CN=Microsoft Exchange,CN=Services,CN=Configuration,DC=CONTOSO,DC=com]. Property [PublicFolderDatabase] is set to value [CONTOSO.COM/Configuration/Deleted Objects/pf13db

DEL:3ae54c04-00b0-4b1c-8253-be857775500a], it is pointing to the Deleted Objects container in Active Directory. This property should be fixed as soon as possible.


Mailbox database property is pointing to the deleted public folder database.


Delete the entry from ADSI

Configuration->CN=Configuration,DC=contoso,DC=com->CN=Services->CN=Microsoft Exchange->CN=test->CN=Administrative Groups->Exchange Administrative Group (FYDIBOHF23SPDLT)->CN=Databases:

Right-click the affected mailbox database “MBX1”, choose Properties.

Find the msExchHomePublicMDB, double-click it.

Click Clear to clear the value which points to a deleted object currently. Click OK to apply the change.

Repeat step 2-4 for all mailbox databases under Databases container

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