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Exchange store does not mount when the server restarts

I had to rebuild my backend Exchange server after the server went down. I have a backend server and a frontend server using RPC-HTTP.

When the server went down it was at SP2 and so is the front end.  I rebuilt the server and installed Exchange using the Disaster Recovery switch and upgraded it to SP2 (maybe a mistake?).

Because I have a small organization I just backed up everyones email to a pst through Outlook.  I then deleted the Exchange store that was there and the data out of the files, so it would mount a blank store.  I then mounted the store. I then recreated the Exchange accounts and setup the accounts in Outlook for each of the users.  I then imported the PST for each of the accounts.  

Everything seemed to be working fine, but I just had a power outage yesterday.  The server shut down via a managed shutdown from the UPS.  But when it restarted, it did not mount the Exchange store on the backend server.  I was able to remount it manually though, and it works fine.  however I have tested the server again by restarting it, and the same error happens.  

Any ideas on what could cause this and where i should start to look?
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I would check the mail store size limit and what it is set to, remember to change this in the registry.

More information will probly be found in the Event Logs.

Have you checked in the event logs yet?  It should give a more specific reason for why the store failed to mount at startup.  Is the info store service starting OK?

go to the properties of the mailbox store --> database --> uncheck this option "do not mount stores at startup".

howzzatttttttt ?
ryan80Author Commented:
Thatzzz good.  Thanks for answering my beginner questions.

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