exchange 2007 dirty shudown

Posted on 2013-10-08
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Last Modified: 2013-10-08
I have an SBS 2008 server that lost power and shutdown. Exchange did not come back. I ran ese /p and that did not fix it.

I went to restore from before the crash and found over 100 gig of log files. Evidently this was not backed up in a long time.

I restored the database but not the log files due to the time it will take. They don't care if they lose a couple emails.  I try to mount the database and it does not mount

I ran ese /mh and it shows dirty shutdown.

How do I get around this without restoring all the log files?
Question by:ajdratch
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Mahesh Sharma earned 1000 total points
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eseutil /p should be able to repair the DB
Did you encounter any error while running with this parameter?

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ID: 39556822
I am running that now but it seems to be stuck at Deleting unicode fixup table. The first two scans ran quick but this one has not moved at all yet
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R--R earned 1000 total points
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It is going on please wait...
What is the database size?

Once the repair is completed, run eseutit /d.

Then check the status running eseutil /mh and verify it should be clean shutdown.
then mount the database.

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ID: 39557596
It finished and I will run /d tonight

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