Adding Mailbox database copy to DAG

Posted on 2013-06-18
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Last Modified: 2013-07-02
I am getting below error while adding Mailbox database copy to DAG. It on DR server.

Summary: 1 item(s). 1 succeeded, 0 failed.
Elapsed time: 00:00:06


Couldn't communicate with the Microsoft Exchange Replication service on server "DR server nane" to pick up new configuration changes for database "T1-DB01". Make sure that the service is running and that the server has network connectivity. Error: A server-side administrative operation has failed with this error: The database operation failed due to a transient condition. Error: The database operation failed due to a transient condition. Error: Trying to construct a ReplayConfiguration without a valid database copy. You can try the operation again, and you may not get the error.   [Database: T1-DB01, Server: DR server nane]

Exchange Management Shell command completed:
Add-MailboxDatabaseCopy -Identity 'T1-DB01' -MailboxServer 'DR Server' -ActivationPreference '3'

Elapsed Time: 00:00:06

Please help me in this case
Question by:Gaurav Singh

Expert Comment

ID: 39258514
Please check network configuration. Please find below reference.
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Author Comment

by:Gaurav Singh
ID: 39258713
i already refered this, but still having issue

Expert Comment

by:Alexander Kireev
ID: 39259008

Is "Microsoft Exchange Replication" service running on "DR server nane"?
Is it your first database in DAG?

Could you write an answer from follow cmdltes?
Get-DatabaseAvailabilityGroup | fl
Get-DatabaseAvailabilityGroupNetwork | fl
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Expert Comment

ID: 39259270
Network connectivity should be stable and enough bandwidth is required.
Check all the services should be running.
How much is the database size.

The other option is to create a new database and add a copy.
The move the mailbox one by one to the new database, this will ship the logs in parts.

OR manual seeding can be done.

Please check this from www.petri.co.il

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by:Gaurav Singh
ID: 39264814
I am getting the below error while adding:

Add-MailboxDatabaseCopy -Identity T1-DB01 -MailboxServer TESTSVR -ActivationPreference 3

WMI exception occurred on server 'DR1EXCH03.pnmr.internal.corp': Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005
    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (0:Int32) [Add-MailboxDatabaseCopy], WmiException
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Accepted Solution

Gaurav Singh earned 0 total points
ID: 39280718
This has been fixed. It was not network issue, it was replication issue of DC in DR site and Production site.
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Author Closing Comment

by:Gaurav Singh
ID: 39292519
Replication issue caused this issue

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