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How to recover from an 'old' Exchange 2003 database?

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Due to lack of disk space and disk failure, another admin moved existing Journal database to another drive and mounted a fresh Journal database. Now I need to restore email data from the edb file of old Journal database.

What is my best option? Thanks.

AKulsh
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by:MichaelVH
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Have you got a backup of that database? What you could do is mount it to the Recover Storage Group and restore from there.
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No, their latest backups were to the disk which failed.
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What you could do is mount the edb onto the Recovery Storage Group and than copy mails from there to the "new" database.

Here's some more information:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824126
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I also had to use this article since database failed to mount with "error 0x80040102 starting database" (Event ID 9519).
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/299680
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Glad you've sorted this problem out :-)
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