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Load an existing Database into Exchange 2010

Posted on 2011-02-11
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Hi,
I've recently removed a Recovery Database from Exchange 2010 but I never deleted the files from the disk because I knew I would need them later on.  How do I get the database back into Exchange 2010?  I tried using the GUI with the "New Mailbox Database" command but it fails because the files already exist and I'm unable to find the appropriate command for PowerShell.  Anyone?

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Move the database files and log files of the recovery database to a different location then,

New-MailboxDatabase -Recovery -Name RDB1 -Server <servername>

Mount and Dismount the new recovery database and move back the original recovery database.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee332321.aspx

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee332351.aspx

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Thanks for the reply but I had just figured it out.
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