Solved

Exchange 2003 Storage Group wont mount after reboot

Posted on 2013-06-19
6
320 Views
Last Modified: 2013-06-24
Hi there

We have a Storage group that wont mount, throwing out ESE events 494 and 454.

The following has been checked:

eseutil /mh on on DBs in that store......all are in clean shut down and no logs are required

eseutil /ml e00 on the log for that SG..... all logs intact no errors

the edb and stm files seem intact and are in the correct locations

what next? we have been having issues with he backups on this SG, as a result there is a large number of log files. could this be the problem?

Help!
0
Comment
Question by:jafar54
  • 4
6 Comments
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:jafar54
ID: 39261400
is it as simple as moving out the transaction logs as detailed here..... http://www.zerohoursleep.com/2009/09/give-me-2-minutes-and-ill-save-you-hours-of-exchange-troubleshooting/ ??
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:Alexander Kireev
ID: 39261472
Hello,

Do you have enough free disk space on Drive with transaction logs? If so, a lot of logs files is not problem.

All Exchange services works?

Could you send the full error event text?

If your database not large, you can copy to temp folder and try to repair main database with "eseutil /p D:\Database\DB01.edb".
After repair you must defrag the database with "eseutl /d D:\Database\DB01.edb".

Repair: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/library/aa997152%28v=exchg.80%29.aspx
Defrag: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/library/aa997972%28v=exchg.80%29.aspx
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:gkousikan
ID: 39261521
It seems database path is missing.  Please refer this article and also check any Hard Disk bad sector issue.

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/support/ee/transform.aspx?ProdName=Exchange&ProdVer=6.5.6940.0&EvtID=494&EvtSrc=ESE
0
Enabling OSINT in Activity Based Intelligence

Activity based intelligence (ABI) requires access to all available sources of data. Recorded Future allows analysts to observe structured data on the open, deep, and dark web.

 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
jafar54 earned 0 total points
ID: 39261647
So this was resolved by the following:

- stop info store
- copy out all non .edb and .stm files to TEMP folder
- copy out all logs for the SG to Temp folder
- restart info store service
- mount DB
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:jafar54
ID: 39261648
Does anyone know if there is a limit as to the number of log files once can gather when using circular logging. ie if your backup doesn't run and truncate those logs, could this eventually cause such a problem?
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:jafar54
ID: 39270720
the fix
0

Featured Post

Want to promote your upcoming event?

Attending an event? Speaking at a conference? Or exhibiting at a tradeshow? Easily inform your contacts by using a promotional banner in your email signature. This will ensure your organization’s most important contacts are in the know.

Join & Write a Comment

This article explains in simple steps how to renew expiring Exchange Server Internal Transport Certificate.
Learn to move / copy / export exchange contacts to iPhone without using any software. Also see the issues in configuration of exchange with iPhone to migrate contacts.
Familiarize people with the process of retrieving data from SQL Server using an Access pass-thru query. Microsoft Access is a very powerful client/server development tool. One of the ways that you can retrieve data from a SQL Server is by using a pa…
To add imagery to an HTML email signature, you have two options available to you. You can either add a logo/image by embedding it directly into the signature or hosting it externally and linking to it. The vast majority of email clients display l…

758 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

21 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now