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Hard repair recovered database

Posted on 2011-03-13
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Hi

Running Exchange 2007 SP2 server in CCR. OS is Windows 2008.

I have recovered a database using RSG but need to run a hard repair on it.

Problem is, I don't have much space on the active node to do this.

Is there a way I can hard repair on the passive node itself, which has more space, and then move the file back to the active?

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by:endital1097
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why are you running a hard repair on a restored database?
you can run eseutil on the passive node
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by:viveksahu
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Hi,

You can run eseutil /p on different location.


http://support.microsoft.com/kb/192185

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/328804
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by:kam_uk
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Hi Endital

I don't think we backed up the logs file properly so we need to run the hard repair as the recovered db won't mount.

Not a big issue, but can we just copy the db to the passive, run eseutil against it, and then copy it back to the active again?
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yes, that will work
make sure you run the defrag (eseutil /d) and isinteg against the database after the hard repair

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