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URGENT!!   Can I cancel an offline defrag of my priv1.edb

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I came in this morning and found that my exchange database has reached its size limitations.  I started a defrag but it is just taking forever and I am just better off installing SP2.  Now the defrag is running.  Can I cancel this somehow without corrupting the exchange databases?  Please help need to cancel this.

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canceling is not recommended as this might corrupt the databases. if you have taken a copy of the databases before running defrag then you can cancel it. but if not then canceling this defrag can corrupt the DB

also check whether the defrag is not paused. check the title of the command windows. does it say "select " or something else
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You can also check the whether eseutil is doing any activity via the Task Manager
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I ended up just cancelling it and installing SP2.  All is back up and running well now.  
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you are lucky to have your database back after canceling the defrag midway

you might want to check the following for reference since SP2 is now installed

How can I change the store limits in Exchange 2003 SP2?
http://www.petri.co.il/change_store_size_limits_ex2003_sp2.htm
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