Event ID - 3079

Event Id3079
SourceMSExchange IS Public
DescriptionUnexpected replication thread error 0x46c. EcSeek(FID / REPLID) EcReplSendFolders EcReplSendMessagesSelectedTimes() FReplAgent
Event InformationAccording to Microsoft:
CAUSE:
This problem occurs if Exchange 5.5 cannot locate a record in the root directory of the public folder tree to start public folder replication.
WORKAROUND:
To work around this problem, remove the public folder store on the affected Exchange 5.5 computer, and then backfill it from another public folder replica.
Important: Back up your Exchange 5.5 computer before you follow these steps. Additionally, if the affected Exchange 5.5 computer is the first Exchange 5.5 computer in your site, you must take steps to make sure that your Exchange system folders are not removed. To do this, create replicas of the following system folders on another Exchange 5.5 computer:
Offline Address Book
OAB Version 2 (if applicable)
Schedule+ Free Busy Information
Organizational Forms .
For additional information about how to do this, click the article number to view the article .
To remove the public folder store on the affected Exchange 5.5 computer and then backfill it from another public folder replica, follow these steps:
1. On the Exchange 5.5 computer where you experience this problem, copy the public folder information to a personal folder file (.pst), or back up the Exchange 5.5 public folder store by using a backup program.
2. Stop the Microsoft Exchange Information Store service.
3. Remove the public folder store (pub.edb) file, and then start the Microsoft Exchange Information Store service.
Note :When you start the Microsoft Exchange Information Store service, a new blank public folder store file is created.
4. Permit the public folder information to be replicated from the other public folder servers in your organization.
Note: This process is also known as "backfilling."
5. Restore the public folder store that you backed up from the affected Exchange 5.5 computer to a recovery server.
6. Run the Microsoft Exchange Public Folder I
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