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Unable to replay restored transaction logs to restored edb using eseutil /r for Exchange 2010

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I am testing my backup and restore process for Exchange 2010.
I have used 2 different products to backup Exchange 2010. After performing restores using both products I then tried to apply to my restored transaction logs to my restored edb using eseutil /r but it failed each time.

Information Store Server Spec is:
Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard SP1
Exchange 2010 Enterprise Edition SP2 (Version: 14.02.0247.005)

The steps I followed are listed below with results.

eseutil /mh F:\RECOVERYDB\Mailbox\M-O\M-O.edb
Resulted in confirmation that database is in a "Dirty Shutdown" state.

eseutil /ml F:\RECOVERYDB\Logs\M-O\E06
Resulted in no damaged log files

eseutil /r E06 /i /l F:\RECOVERYDB\Logs\M-O /d F:\RECOVERYDB\Mailbox\M-O\M-O.edb
Resulted in failure to run and advised to run with /a

eseutil /r E06 /i /a /s F:\RECOVERYDB\Logs\M-O /l F:\RECOVERYDB\Logs\M-O /d F:\RECOVERYDB\Mailbox\M-O\M-O.edb
Resulted in operation successful

eseutil /mh F:\RECOVERYDB\Mailbox\M-O\M-O.edb | findstr "State:"
Resulted in confirmation that database is still in a "Dirty Shutdown" state with log required unchanged

eseutil /p F:\RECOVERYDB\Mailbox\M-O\M-O.edb /t F:\EDBTemp\
Resulted in operation successful but with data loss

Why am I unable to successfully replay my restored transactions logs against my restored edb?

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