Can't run Exchange logs
Posted on 2008-06-24
My Exchange backup failed because of a disk error. When I check my Exchange server one of the disks in the RAID 5 array had failed. I replaced the drive and as the array was rebuilding a second drive failed. This caused a complete parity error and the server blue screened. I restarted into the array utility and rebuilt the array, but when the server rebooted the Exchange stores would not mount because of a check file inconsistency. I assume this is because the array failure interrupted some writes. I had a good backup from 6/2 but it would not restore over the old backup because of a file error.
I could NOT allow the email server to remain down any longer because it is business critical. About 70% of our business is transacted through email. So I moved the edb and stm files and brought the stores up so new business could be conducted. I then restored the 6/2 backups into a recovery storage group and merged those mailboxes with the online boxes.
I now have gap in email from 6/2 to 6/18. I have tried eseutil /p and /r and /cc to write the logs from 6/2 through 6/18 with no luck. I have also used isinteg to and still no good.
Does anyone have a suggestion to run the logs from 6/2 through 6/18 into my stores?