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Exchange restore from logs

Posted on 2006-06-13
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I have a set of Exchange 2000 logs, but no mailbox store. Is it possible to 'build' mailbox store from these logs? (And if possible then how?)
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by:Amitspeedstar
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Dude u can do it , follow the article

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/813337/en-us


Amit.
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Ok, i'll try
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From article - 12. Restore the database files from backup. I do not have mailstore database, just the logs. Will it still work?
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rakeshmiglani earned 500 total points
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to build a database from the logs you need to have all the logs from day 1

check the following

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;278958
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by:Exchange_Admin
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Rakeshmiglani has the correct answer here.
But as the article states, you must have ALL the log files from day 1. Notice the key word in the last statement: ALL

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Well, I have the logs, still trying to recover. Thanks!
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You have EVERY database logfile that has ever been created on this Exchange server?
E0000001.log and ALL subsequent logs?

You cannot be missing any, especially the E0000001.log.
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