Having a problem backing up a 2003 SMB Server. The Exchange file priv1.edb has grown to over 30GB causing the tape drive to restart on that file until it uses up to 11 36GB tapes to backup 80GB of data on the server. I cleaned out a lot of emails from the 18 Outlook clients mailboxes, deleted all of the deleted files, etc. The mailboxes are much smaller now but the priv1.edb file size has not changed. If I can get the file to about 15GB I can get the backup on track again.
Can anyone tell me if and how to reduce this file size? I have checked out a bunch of articles on the site but have not found the answer. Thanks for your help.