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Exchange 2007 Merge EDB

Our massive EBD file was corrupted on Thursday.  Friday we put in place a new blank
database so that our users could continue to send and receive email while the repair utility ran.
It took about 36 hours for it to complete. The original database mounted fine but now I need to
"merge" the email and information from the new file back into the original.  

I thought I had seen something on how to do that but now I am at a loss. I can't find it.
I see information on merging from a storage group but not from two edb files.

Anyone ever do this or know how we can?

please reply to mudpuppy 98 @ gmail.com

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The RSG feature will do that:

The Recover Storage Group (RSG) feature, which was originally introduced back in Exchange 2003, gives you as the Exchange administrator, the option of mounting a second copy of a mailbox database (typically a mailbox database restored from backup) so that you can extract data from one or more mailboxes in the respective database without affecting the production databases if you need to do so during working hours.
1. Austin is correct that you would use the RSG functionality.

2. In short you want to merge the data from the Dial Tone database back into the recovered database and here is a step by step article on how to achieve that http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb310773(EXCHG.80).aspx

3. The other option would be to obtain a 3rd party utility to open the dial tone EDB and merge the contents back into the live database
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