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Posted on 2011-03-01
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Hello EE. I am trying to move an Exchange Database and Logs to a different drive. When I first installed it I thought I had specified the drive I had wanted but it installed on the system drive so I am running low on space. I used EMC to move the Database but it fails. I was able to move the public folders database ok but not the main one. I am trying to back it up as suggested by another post. I am using Windows server backup and running it for the first time but it runs soooooo slow. I was wondering if there is anyway to speed that up. I am backing up V14 folder in exchnge.
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Lee W, MVP earned 167 total points
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Easiest, least disruptive way is to create a new storage group where you Want it and just move the mailboxes
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Does that apply to thelogs as well?
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can u tell us why it is failing ? why don't you enable circular logging to clear some space ?
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Ok. I will try that. Thanks
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As said by lee, would be the best option with out any outage.Moving the database would require an outage.
Also when moving mailboxes enable circular logging.
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