Will Eseutil reduce the size of my merged priv1.edb?
Posted on 2009-04-20
I had a 57 gig information store that was corrupted. I needed to get my users back up as soon as possible, so I created a new information store and spent a day repairing the corrupt database on another server. After repairing the database and using exmerge through the recovery storage group, my priv.edb is now 98 gigs. I'm thinking the reason for the growth of the datasbase is that exchange treats pst emails through the merge as all new records when lots of them were global emails and one record.
If I do a drefag on the 98 gig priv1.edb will it get back to the correct size? What other suggestions are out there.