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Update Database Copy

Hi,

We are trying to create a copy of a DB in the DAG. There are three other DB's in this DAG that did not report any errors when we created them.  this is the error we are getting:

Summary: 1 item(s). 0 succeeded, 1 failed.
Elapsed time: 00:00:10


S to Z Mailbox Store
Failed

Error:
A source-side operation failed. Error An error occurred while performing the seed operation. Error: An error occurred while processing a request on server 'MPWMEX2'. Error: Couldn't open backup file handle for database 'S to Z Mailbox Store' to server 'MPWMEX2'. Hresult: 0x50d. Error: A database backup is already in progress. Please verify that no other seeding or incremental reseeding operations are started for this database, and then try the operation again by rerunning the Update-MailboxDatabaseCopy cmdlet.. [Database: S to Z Mailbox Store, Server: MPWMEX1.africanbank.net]

An error occurred while processing a request on server 'MPWMEX2'. Error: Couldn't open backup file handle for database 'S to Z Mailbox Store' to server 'MPWMEX2'. Hresult: 0x50d. Error: A database backup is already in progress. Please verify that no other seeding or incremental reseeding operations are started for this database, and then try the operation again by rerunning the Update-MailboxDatabaseCopy cmdlet.

Couldn't open backup file handle for database 'S to Z Mailbox Store' to server 'MPWMEX2'. Hresult: 0x50d. Error: A database backup is already in progress. Please verify that no other seeding or incremental reseeding operations are started for this database, and then try the operation again by rerunning the Update-MailboxDatabaseCopy cmdlet.
Click here for help... http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/library/ms.exch.err.default(EXCHG.141).aspx?v=14.1.338.0&t=exchgf1&e=ms.exch.err.Ex4543D9

Exchange Management Shell command attempted:
update-MailboxDatabaseCopy -Identity 'S to Z Mailbox Store\MPWMEX1' -SourceServer 'MPWMEX2' -Network 'AtoFDAGGroup\Private Network' -DeleteExistingFiles

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PLease advise
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E_T_BCommented:
Have you tried to dismount/mount the database?
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ablsysadminAuthor Commented:
did that now and am running update-mailboxdatabasecopy -identity cmd.

currently running will update asap
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AkhaterCommented:
are you running any rollup update on the servers ? are they both patched with the same level ?
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ablsysadminAuthor Commented:
running rollup 5 al patched to the same level.
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ablsysadminAuthor Commented:
hi, it failed with this error:

[PS] C:\Windows\System32>Update-MailboxDatabaseCopy -Identity "S to Z Mailbox Store\MPWMEX1" -SourceServer MPWMEX2

Confirm
The mailbox database copy 'S to Z Mailbox Store\MPWMEX1' has failed to update from server . Do you want to clean up
that update request now? Seeding cannot be requested for the same database copy until the failed request has been
cleaned up by the server, which should automatically happen within 15 minutes.
[Y] Yes  [A] Yes to All  [N] No  [L] No to All  [?] Help (default is "Y"): A
A source-side operation failed. Error An error occurred while performing the seed operation. Error: An error occurred w
hile processing a request on server 'MPWMEX2'. Error: Couldn't open backup file handle for database 'S to Z Mailbox Sto
re' to server 'MPWMEX2'. Hresult: 0x50d. Error: A database backup is already in progress. Please verify that no other s
eeding or incremental reseeding operations are started for this database, and then try the operation again by rerunning
 the Update-MailboxDatabaseCopy cmdlet.. [Database: S to Z Mailbox Store, Server: MPWMEX1.africanbank.net]
    + CategoryInfo          : InvalidOperation: (:) [Update-MailboxDatabaseCopy], SeedInProgressException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : 504B1AD0,Microsoft.Exchange.Management.SystemConfigurationTasks.UpdateDatabaseCopy

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ablsysadminAuthor Commented:
but there is no backup currently running
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AkhaterCommented:
do you have any backup agent running on the exchange servers ? if so uninstall it
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ablsysadminAuthor Commented:
we have the same agent running at our DR site without any issues
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AkhaterCommented:
You dr server isnt part of the same DAG?
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ablsysadminAuthor Commented:
No not same DAG.
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AkhaterCommented:
try to remove the agent you have nothing to lose
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ablsysadminAuthor Commented:
But why would only this DB copy give me a problem if the other three was setup and are healthy?
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AkhaterCommented:
ok create a brand new db and create a copy of it does it work ?
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ablsysadminAuthor Commented:
ok, then move all the mailboxes over to the new DB?
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AkhaterCommented:
if it works yes
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ablsysadminAuthor Commented:
Mmmmmmmmmm.....ok wil give it a try. so what is wrong with this current DB?
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ablsysadminAuthor Commented:
hi, created a new db and moved all the mailboxes. could now make the DAG copy but the backup software still picks up issues. Ran a mailboxrepair and two mailboxes had issues. we had to delete these two mailboxes. ran the repair again and completed without any errors. but as far as i know the backups are still a issue.

thanks for the help
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