Exchange 2003 Disaster Recovery

Exchange 2003/2007   Database Disaster recovery

 

ESEUTIL soft repair of database

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa998074(v=exchg.65).aspx

 

ESEUTIL /R E00 /Ld:\exchsrvr\logfiles

path to log files if different than the default location

 

 

 

eseutil /mh   “path do priv1.edb”                            to check database shutdown state

 

Exchange Database Hard Repair Steps:

Ran the eseutil /p fromthe BIN folder and repaired both the priv1.edb and pub1.edb files.

**Delete the .log and .chk files from log file location c:\program files\exchsrvr\mdbdata

Run a defrag on the stores . eseutil /d  “path to database\priv1.edb”

Run isinteg (isinteg -s servername -fix -test alltests) from the bin folder.

Start services and Mount the stores.

 

Links and references:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824126

http://www.msexchange.org/articles-tutorials/exchange-server-2003/tools/Exchange-ISINTEG-ESEUTIL.html