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restore exchange from pvi1 file

Posted on 2006-11-20
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My sbs2003 server crashed and tape is no good. I do have the mdbdata folder and want to know how I restore the emails. Can I just drop the old mdbdata folder in the new one?
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sure u can.....delete everything from the MDBDATA folder......import everything from the old MDBDATA folder ....restart.....if not successfull....run eseutil /p .....if successfull.....clean MDBDATA folder from all files except
4 main files(priv1.edb priv1.stm pub1.edb pub1.stm) and then restart....and that should do it...
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Prior to doing make sure you install all the service packs for SBS2003 and exchange and you must remember the storage group and administrative group names if you specified any thing else apart from default.
They should go smooth. I guess you will have hard time though but it's still possible

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