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Can not backup Exchange 2000 DB using NTBackup

Posted on 2004-09-27
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I attemp to back up the Exchange Information Store using NTBackup I get this error:

Media name: "Media created 9/24/2004 at 1:47 PM"

Backup of "INA-MAIL-01\Microsoft Information Store\First Storage Group"
Backup set #2 on media #1
Backup description: "Set created 9/24/2004 at 1:47 PM"
Backup Type: Normal

Backup started on 9/24/2004 at 1:47 PM.
WARNING: Portions of "\Mailbox Store (INA-MAIL-01)" cannot be read.  The backed up data is corrupt or incomplete.
This file will not restore correctly.
Backup completed on 9/24/2004 at 3:39 PM.
Directories: 4
Files: 6
Bytes: 22,911,156,856
Time:  1 hour,  51 minutes, and  20 seconds

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by:plimpias
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Try backing it up to disc. You might have a problem with the tape.
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by:gpietila
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Actually this was a backup to disk.
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by:gpietila
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I found the fix:

The Exchange DB was corrupted. I ran eseutil & did a recovery. After that the backup went fine.
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