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eseutil /g saying corrupt but it's not??

Posted on 2003-11-07
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Hi all,

Brand spanking new edb and stm files with data freshly exmerged into them and when I run eseutil /g priv1.edb > privedb_PhysicalTest.txt I get the below error message???  Is the location of the files important?  I have copied these files to a separate drive after a "clean shutdown" (yes I did check to make sure the state of each file is "clean shutdown").  We are up and running great so I'm guessing i'm running it incorrectly... anyway... if someone could shed some light on this it would be much appreciated!  Thanks!


Initiating INTEGRITY mode...
        Database: priv1.edb
  Streaming File: priv1.STM
  Temp. Database: TEMPINTEG3420.EDB


Checking database integrity.


                     Scanning Status (% complete)

          0    10   20   30   40   50   60   70   80   90  100
          |----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|
         

Integrity check completed.  Database is CORRUPTED!



Operation terminated with error -1206 (JET_errDatabaseCorrupted, Non database file or corrupted db) after 7.32 seconds.

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Question by:CameronFrasnelly
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You ran this against the databases while they were offline? If so, can I see the command line syntax? Something doesn't look right....were the files in their default location when you checked them?

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I ran type the below command while in the same folder as the offline files which are in a separate drive:

eseutil /g priv1.edb > privedb_PhysicalTest.txt  here's a picture:

 Volume in drive G is DATA_Backup
 Volume Serial Number is 3609-FAC0

 Directory of G:\4_ThursdayEDB-STM

11/07/2003  07:09a      <DIR>          .
11/07/2003  07:09a      <DIR>          ..
10/17/2003  06:53p                 104 CheckPhysical.cmd
10/16/2003  06:00a                  68 edbTEST.cmd
11/07/2003  12:00a       3,824,230,400 priv1.edb
11/07/2003  07:09a               3,184 priv1.INTEG.RAW
11/07/2003  12:00a          60,825,600 priv1.stm
11/07/2003  07:09a                 678 privedb_PhysicalTest.txt
11/07/2003  07:09a                 401 privstm_PhysicalTest.txt
11/06/2003  04:57p           2,105,344 pub1.edb
11/06/2003  04:57p           2,105,344 pub1.stm
               9 File(s)  3,889,271,123 bytes
               2 Dir(s)  14,392,684,544 bytes free

G:\4_ThursdayEDB-STM>checkphysical

G:\4_ThursdayEDB-STM>eseutil /g priv1.edb  1>privedb_PhysicalTest.txt

G:\4_ThursdayEDB-STM>eseutil /g priv1.stm  1>privstm_PhysicalTest.txt
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David Wilhoit earned 400 total points
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but I don't see the eseutil.exe or the ese.dll in this folder. If this is where you copied the data to, but didn't bring eseutil or the ese.dll with you, then it's probably trying to read the MOUNTED stores, which is why it failed. Copy those 2 files over to this folder, then run those batch files. Make sure those batch files are running eseutil FROM THIS PATH, not from the exchsrvr\bin directory. the ese.dll should be in the bin directory as well, if not, look in \system32.

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Oh yes, this drive is W2K and NTFS?

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Thanks very much!!!
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