Outlook clients and Blackberrys are very slow after exchange 2003 isinteg and offline defrag.
Posted on 2009-05-18
Hi, We are running Exchange 2003 SP2 on Windows 2003 SP2 on an HP DL380 G4. We have historically been experiencing performance issues where outlook periodically displays the error "Outlook is trying to retrieve data from the exchange server myserver.fqdn.mydomain." and as such have patched the server to comply with the BPA.
This weekend we have just run an Isinteg and offline defrag on both of our db's. The DB's are 58gb and 36gb after the defrag. The isinteg returned errors on both db's but was rerun again and on the 2nd pass and returned no errors. The defrags ran OK and the databases mounted successfully so I was very happy!
Since then we are now experiencing the above error a lot with random outlook clients experiencing long delays when trying to open messages etc. Has anyone experienced similar issues post isinteg & offline defrag, if so, your help will be very much appreciated.