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Exchange Server 5.5: Priv.edb gets too big.

Posted on 2003-10-21
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The Priv.edb file is too big at the  moment, is there anyway I can compact this file down in size, and how?

Thanks in advance.
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yes, by doing an offline defrag using eseutil.  you'll need to stop the Information Store service to do it, and you'll need %100 of the space used by the edb file on the disk drive, i.e. if you have a 10 Gigabyte database you need 10 Gigabytes of free space on the hard drive to do an offline defrag.  Here's a place to start on learning about eseutil:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;182903
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