Step by Step Guide to Compressing the Exchange 5.5 Priv.edb
Posted on 2005-05-10
I need to compress the priv.edb file on my exchange server 5.5.
I am quite new to it and require a very clear guide to help me do it.
I have copied the file (3 Gb) to another location on the same HDD.
I know I need to use "ESEUTIL" - firstly, how to I see if I have this? I do have the 5.5 CDROM if that helps.
Secondly - How safe am I to do this, we cannnot afford to loose/corrupt any data
I made the copy of the priv file as a backup - will I be ok to replace the priv file with the backup one of it goes wrong or is it not as simple as that?
I would like to compress the "live" file instead of the copied file so that any mails that are received from this morning when I made the copy are not lost.
Many thanks in advance