eseutil error 1032

Posted on 2009-05-01
Last Modified: 2012-05-06

I have exchange 2003 cluster with an information store that is 241 GB on a drive that is 245GB. Im using the command
eseutil /d "F:\EXCHSRVR\MDBDATA\Storage Group 4\Limit 100.edb" /tj:\fm1\Tempdfrg.edb

to hopefully shrink the file but I'm getting this error

Error: Access to source database 'F:\EXCHSRVR\MDBDATA\Storage Group 4\Limit 100.edb' failed with Jet error -1032.

Operation terminated with error -1032 (JET_errFileAccessDenied, Cannot access file, the file is locked or in use) after 33.62 seconds.

I have un-mounted the information store and stopped the information store service. Is this something to do with it being on a cluster?

Can anyone help, I have limited downtime over the bank holiday
Question by:mathew1010
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    You get this error when ever you run any eseutil commands and the files are in use, this tells us that the file is locked.

    Could you please check in the task manager for "eseutil" process, if present end the process tree.

    also could let me know whther this is E2K3 cluster or E2K7 cluster.



    Author Comment

    The esutil is not in the processes.
    The cluster is running exchange 2003 on windows 2003 servers active active passive with an emc SAN


    Author Comment

    I don't know why but I mounted the store and un mounted it and it started working. I'm not going to analyze this I'm just going to be happy. and keep my eye on it.

    Thanks for your help

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