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Move database Path Greyed out in Exchange 2010

Unable to move database to different drive, Move database path option is Greyed out

The account used to login is Administartor and it is a part of Organization Management, Server Managemnet and View-only Administartor
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murli30
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murli30
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leonov_alexCommented:
Try use cmd-let Move-DatabasePath:

Move-DatabasePath -Identity "ExchangeServer2.Contoso.com\First Storage Group\Mailbox Database 2" -EdbFilePath "C:\NewFolder\Mailbox Database 2.edb"
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murli30Author Commented:

We are able to move it from Exchange Management shell using configuration only switch but not from EMC the option is Greyed out
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AkhaterCommented:
it seems you have a DAG running am I right ? if so then you can only use the configuration only
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murli30Author Commented:

Just a Heads up

We have 2 E14 Mailbox Server and 2 Hub/CAS server
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AkhaterCommented:
so you do have a DAG right ?

in a DAG you can only do it using the powersehll with -configuraitononly
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murli30Author Commented:

Mailbox servers are not in DAG
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AkhaterCommented:
ok then when u move it using powershell without configuration only what is the error?
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murli30Author Commented:

it give s error to user configuration only switch
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AkhaterCommented:
please copy paste the exact error
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murli30Author Commented:

No error as such as when you right click and select move database path the location greyed out

It doesnt allow to specify database and log location
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AkhaterCommented:
run it from poweshell without the configurationonly switch
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murli30Author Commented:

it works only with configuration only switch

What i feel is its something to do with Mailbox role on one server and CAS on other server

What do you say..

Will have to do a repro on lab with OS win2k8 R2 with Mailbox server and CAS on a different box OS win2k8 R2
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AkhaterCommented:
copy paste the error I need to read the exact error
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murli30Author Commented:

Akhater

When we select move database path that option is itself geryed out there is no error message
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AkhaterCommented:
murli30 use the PowerShell don't specify -configurationonly and give me the results
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murli30Author Commented:

Dont have the error handy with me

The issue got resolved after removing the mailbox role and installing the Mailbox role again
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AkhaterCommented:
oki good to know it is working now then
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BruceyBonusCommented:
You need to connect the EMC to the mailbox server. It is probably connected to another one of your Exchange 2010 servers, even though you're running it locally on the mailbox server.

Open EMC, right-click on the organization object (the second container down, under the root node) and select Properties

Under the 'Specify a server to connect to' option, click the Browse button and select the mailbox server that hosts the database you want to move
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murli30Author Commented:

Issue got resolved after uninstalling and installing the Mailbox role again
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