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While compacting the database shows in the server that databse is corrupt -- cannot allocate space. we have tried  running fixup earlier, but this did not help.
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check the size of the database, which version ur using?
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Open admin client and Compact from there. (this will work).

And if it is a database (mail) using template refresh the design.

Note; To compact open admin client and right click on the file and compact.


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removing icon, compacting, replacing icon may also work.

And check the technote:
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=203&q1=178964&uid=swg21084511&loc=en_US&cs=utf-8&lang=en+en 
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Use Compact -C to compact the database which is reporting this error

~Hemanth
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If you use transactional logging, you must run fixup and compact with 'special' options, that may explain why they don't seem to work:

fixup -j database.nsf

compact -b database.nsf (you can also use compact -C as hemanth suggests, but just "compact" won't work (or at least won't work as expected)

Tom
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Perhaps this idea helps:
http://www-10.lotus.com/ldd/46dom.nsf/55c38d716d632d9b8525689b005ba1c0/ae98eca7f86ce45985256dde004e0aee?OpenDocument

Here the recommandation from upper link:
To repair this kind of file:
- put it on a server (if it is not already)
- add the line SKIP_FIXUP=1 in the notes.ini of the server (this prevents the consistency check of the database)
- restart the server
- run the command "load compact databasename -M" (this error often occurs with an old ODS version database limited to 1 Gb and this command extend the db to 4 Gb)
After that, you should open the database.

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Have you tired shutting down the domino server and running a fixup/compact/updall from a OS level using DOS?

Because the Domino Server isn't running then the structure of the file can be fully available.  To do this navigate to this open a MS DOS Box, navigate to the Domino program directory where the task files are (e.g. C:Lotus\Domino) and run the taks you require (NFixup, Ncompact etc) with the relevant DB Details.
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by:Mike_helps_you
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Yes, run fixup after shutting down dominos. Has worked for me on numerous occasions.  Seems to clear problems much easier.
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