Exchange 2003 - won't mount

Posted on 2013-01-17
Last Modified: 2013-01-23
Windows 2003 virtual session, running Exchange 2003

Power outage caused improper shut down.

Can't mount store.

error in the E00.log file (Jet error of some type).

What's the quickest way to get this online ?

I have good copies of the pvi1/pub files, there are also a coupe dozen other log files in the folder as well. The store is 68GB so kinda large.
Question by:ASSIST-INC
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by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
ID: 38788991
Restore\Repair if normal doesnt work

Check the status of Database files
eseutil /mh "location of edb file"

- Rancy

Author Comment

ID: 38789021
Microsoft(R) Exchange Server Database Utilities

Version 6.5

Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

Initiating FILE DUMP mode...
         Database: priv1.edb

        File Type: Database
   Format ulMagic: 0x89abcdef
   Engine ulMagic: 0x89abcdef
 Format ulVersion: 0x620,11
 Engine ulVersion: 0x620,11
Created ulVersion: 0x620,9
     DB Signature: Create time:01/17/2013 12:53:50 Rand:1284592 Computer:
         cbDbPage: 4096
           dbtime: 530253517 (0x1f9b06cd)
            State: Dirty Shutdown
     Log Required: 0-0 (0x0-0x0)
   Streaming File: Yes
         Shadowed: Yes
       Last Objid: 31652
     Scrub Dbtime: 0 (0x0)
       Scrub Date: 00/00/1900 00:00:00
     Repair Count: 2
      Repair Date: 01/17/2013 12:53:50
 Old Repair Count: 0
  Last Consistent: (0x0,0,0)  00/00/1900 00:00:00
      Last Attach: (0x0,0,0)  01/17/2013 12:53:50
      Last Detach: (0x0,0,0)  00/00/1900 00:00:00
             Dbid: 1
    Log Signature: Create time:00/00/1900 00:00:00 Rand:0 Computer:
       OS Version: (5.2.3790 SP 2)

Previous Full Backup:
        Log Gen: 0-0 (0x0-0x0)
           Mark: (0x0,0,0)
           Mark: 00/00/1900 00:00:00

Previous Incremental Backup:
        Log Gen: 0-0 (0x0-0x0)
           Mark: (0x0,0,0)
           Mark: 00/00/1900 00:00:00

Current Full Backup:
        Log Gen: 0-0 (0x0-0x0)
           Mark: (0x0,0,0)
           Mark: 00/00/1900 00:00:00

Current Shadow copy backup:
        Log Gen: 0-0 (0x0-0x0)
           Mark: (0x0,0,0)
           Mark: 00/00/1900 00:00:00

     cpgUpgrade55Format: 0
    cpgUpgradeFreePages: 0
cpgUpgradeSpaceMapPages: 0

       ECC Fix Success Count: found (2)
   Last ECC Fix Success Date: 01/17/2013 12:47:50
   Old ECC Fix Success Count: found (2)
         ECC Fix Error Count: none
     Old ECC Fix Error Count: none
    Bad Checksum Error Count: found (13)
Last Bad Checksum Error Date: 01/17/2013 12:47:48
Old bad Checksum Error Count: found (13)

Operation completed successfully in 3.0 seconds.

Accepted Solution

ASSIST-INC earned 0 total points
ID: 38789503
opted to create a new empty datastore and pull the data from the edb files manually
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Expert Comment

by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
ID: 38789800
State: Dirty Shutdown
     Log Required: 0-0 (0x0-0x0)

Cant do much ... seems we have to either go with Repair or restore

opted to create a new empty datastore and pull the data from the edb files manually - How ? using some 3rd party software ?

- Rancy

Author Comment

ID: 38790224
Yes, 3rd party software
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Expert Comment

by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
ID: 38795161
Happy to know you were able to get ove it :) So if you r all set i guess this post can be resolved

- Rancy

Author Closing Comment

ID: 38809177
Using Microsoft's utilities sucked... 3rd party was so much better

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