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Have an Exchange db that works fine BUT will never backup.  It will not backup with Backup Exec or NT Backup.  For the specifics of the failure see here (https://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Server_Software/Email_Servers/Exchange/Q_27963583.html )

It seems my next course of action is ESEUTIL /P -> then ESEUTIL /D -> then Isinteg –fix –test alltests

But when i run the ESEUTIL /P it says "you should only run repair on damaged or corrupted databases.  Repair will not apply information in the transaction log files to the databases "

Should I be worried about the "Repair will not apply information in the transaction log files to the databases" ?
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project Lead
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Should I be worried about the "Repair will not apply information in the transaction log files to the databases" ? - Nopes

What is the Version of Exchange - Std or Ent ?
Did you simply try with ISINTEG and try to fix and check with Backup ?
Once you Dismount please make a Copy before trying anything

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What is the Version of Exchange - Std or Ent ?  SBS 2003, Standard

Did you simply try with ISINTEG and try to fix and check with Backup ?  Not yet.  Can i run Isinteg –fix –test alltests before i run the other 2?

Once you Dismount please make a Copy before trying anything - I have multiple copies of the 2 priv1 files.  assuming thats what i need.

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First I would run ths

ESEUTIL /G   test your database

OK i will do that first.
Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project Lead
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Can i run Isinteg –fix –test alltests before i run the other 2? - Yes they all are separate things

Perfect for the Backup part

Eseutil /G only checks the DB integrity and will run at 4-5GB per hour

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running the eseutil /G now
will run the ISINTEG after that.


thanks in advance

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results of eseutil /G

E:\Program Files\Exchsrvr\MDBDATA>"E:\Program Files\Exchsrvr\bin\eseutil" /G pri
v1.edb

Microsoft(R) Exchange Server Database Utilities
Version 6.5
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

Initiating INTEGRITY mode...
        Database: priv1.edb
  Streaming File: priv1.STM
  Temp. Database: TEMPINTEG2592.EDB

Checking database integrity.

                     Scanning Status (% complete)

          0    10   20   30   40   50   60   70   80   90  100
          |----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|
          ...................................................


Integrity check completed.
Database is CORRUPTED, the last full backup of this database was on 10/11/2012 1
8:03:46




Operation terminated with error -1206 (JET_errDatabaseCorrupted, Non database fi
le or corrupted db) after 4026.250 seconds.

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running ISINTEG now
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isinteg results:

Test Categorization Tables result: 0 error(s); 0 warning(s); 0 fix(es); 0 row(s)
; time: 0h:0m:2s
Test Restriction Tables result: 0 error(s); 0 warning(s); 0 fix(es); 0 row(s); t
ime: 0h:0m:6s
Test Search Folder Links result: 0 error(s); 0 warning(s); 0 fix(es); 0 row(s);
time: 0h:0m:0s
Test Global result: 0 error(s); 0 warning(s); 0 fix(es); 1 row(s); time: 0h:0m:0
s
Test Delivered To result: 0 error(s); 0 warning(s); 0 fix(es); 1 row(s); time: 0
h:0m:0s
Test Search Queue result: 0 error(s); 0 warning(s); 0 fix(es); 0 row(s); time: 0
h:0m:0s
Test Timed Events result: 0 error(s); 0 warning(s); 0 fix(es); 0 row(s); time: 0
h:0m:0s
Test reference table construction result: 0 error(s); 0 warning(s); 0 fix(es); 0
 row(s); time: 0h:7m:32s
Test Folder result: 0 error(s); 0 warning(s); 9 fix(es); 4790 row(s); time: 0h:2
9m:41s
Test Deleted Folders result: 0 error(s); 0 warning(s); 0 fix(es); 0 row(s); time
: 0h:0m:0s
Test Message result: 0 error(s); 0 warning(s); 0 fix(es); 279165 row(s); time: 0
h:18m:35s
Test Attachment result: 0 error(s); 0 warning(s); 0 fix(es); 307904 row(s); time
: 0h:1m:14s
Test Mailbox result: 0 error(s); 0 warning(s); 0 fix(es); 59 row(s); time: 0h:0m
:1s
Test Receive Folder result: 0 error(s); 0 warning(s); 0 fix(es); 234 row(s); tim
e: 0h:0m:0s
Test Oof History result: 0 error(s); 0 warning(s); 0 fix(es); 0 row(s); time: 0h
:0m:0s
Test Per-User Read result: 0 error(s); 0 warning(s); 0 fix(es); 44 row(s); time:
 0h:0m:0s
Test special folders result: 0 error(s); 0 warning(s); 0 fix(es); 0 row(s); time
: 0h:0m:0s
Test Message Tombstone result: 0 error(s); 0 warning(s); 0 fix(es); 362 row(s);
time: 0h:0m:0s
Test Folder Tombstone result: 0 error(s); 0 warning(s); 0 fix(es); 2 row(s); tim
e: 0h:0m:0s
Now in test  20(reference count verification) of total  21 tests; 100% complete.
Test reference count verification result: 0 error(s); 0 warning(s); 27 fix(es);
0 row(s); time: 0h:7m:59s
Now in test  21(Row Count/Dumpster Count) of total  21 tests; 100% complete.
E:\Program Files\Exchsrvr\MDBDATA>
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Test reference count verification result: 0 error(s); 0 warning(s); 27 fix(es);
0 row(s); time: 0h:7m:59s

I would say run once more and then mount and check with Backup

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ended up having to do the "ESEUTIL /P -> then ESEUTIL /D -> then Isinteg –fix –test all tests"

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