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Help I have a slow server with the STORE.exe running at 99%

Posted on 2004-10-11
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I upgraded the exchange server to SP3 (SBS 2000) yesterday, was working well last night.  It had been dismounting the store frequently before this.

This morning every thing was slow to access eventually managed to get a terminal session and saw that the process STORE.EXE is running at 99%

Tried to restart the exchangh services but now the information store is stuck at stopping and the store have been dismounted.

Not in a good position to reboot at the moment

What can I do!!!
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Pete Long earned 500 total points
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Hi jimcrint,
Why is Exchange Store.exe so RAM hungry?
http://blogs.msdn.com/exchange/archive/2004/08/02/206012.aspx

XADM: Store.exe Uses a Higher Percentage of Your CPU Resources Than You Expect
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;821411

XADM: A Memory Leak in Store.exe Degrades Performance
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;q322125

Cheers!
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by:jimcrint
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There is a Post sp3 rollup that includes the fix for this as per your second link.  I am currently downloading it and will post back with the result
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Installed the SP3 rollupa nd have now just restarted the computer and the STORE.EXE is still running at over 90%
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by:Sembee
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How large is your database?
Anything of interest in the queues?

Simon.
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It has just gone from bad to worse.

Uninstalled the rollup patch in safe mode then rebooted and reinstalled the SP3 but this failed something about Base DAV.  On restart I have multiple DCOM errors and no services like iis or exchange are starting
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Thanks for the help.  Lost the sys vol, had to restore system backup.

recreated the exchange stores and problem went away, restore from back up and there is a new problem
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ThanQ
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