Corrupt Exchange database - need to recover to another database

Just installed an new exchange server all was going well till the afternoon, when the database shutdown and can no longer get it to mount. long shorty short

I have already tried eseutil /p - and still will not mount

I need to create a new database and replay the logs - help??
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Chris HInfrastructure ManagerCommented:
Database is still in dirty shutdown state?

run:

eseutil /mh my.edb

If it's diry, follow the following:

http://mikepfeiffer.net/2010/04/getting-an-exchange-database-into-a-clean-shutdown-state-using-eseutil/

You need to run:
eseutil /r /l /d

There is an image on that website which elaborates on the where to point the paths to, or you can read:

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa996953(v=exchg.65).aspx
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AmitIT ArchitectCommented:
Restore from backup is the last restore for your issue. If you have healthy backup, then restore and overwrite current DB.
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DeepinInfrastructure Engineer Author Commented:
no restore was available because it was a brand new server - i was more condensed about the new emails that were delivered but the anti spam company was able to re deliver all emails so i have flatten the exchange server and will start again
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DeepinInfrastructure Engineer Author Commented:
I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for Deepin's comment #a40978341

for the following reason:

answers given did not help
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AmitIT ArchitectCommented:
I don't agree that answer didn't given any help, As  you haven't taken the backup, you don't have any option left to restore from this situation. As a admin, it is your job to plan proper backup plan for your Exchange environment. So, my answer is 100% correct.
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DeepinInfrastructure Engineer Author Commented:
Amit - As i mentioned it was a new server, The actual situation was new server and new domain, mailboxes where in exported and imported in to the new domain - Only reason I was looking to recover the data was because of the new emails delivered to the new server, however the antispam company was able to redeliver all new emails to the old exchange server - so no need to recover the database

Backup doesn't take place until the end of the night!!  and the snapshot which we had in the morning is no good as again it doesn't contain the new emails

The old server is still functional - so it was easier in this case to scape the whole lot and start again
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DeepinInfrastructure Engineer Author Commented:
I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for Deepin's comment #a40978554

for the following reason:

Anti-spam company redelivered new emails - no need to recover the database
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Chris HInfrastructure ManagerCommented:
I don't agree that answer didn't given any help, As  you haven't taken the backup, you don't have any option left to restore from this situation. As a admin, it is your job to plan proper backup plan for your Exchange environment. So, my answer is 100% correct.
 

Holy crap.
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DeepinInfrastructure Engineer Author Commented:
choward16980 - tell me about it?!!!!!
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AmitIT ArchitectCommented:
@Deepin

I suggested you as per MS best practice. If you cannot recover db with /p. Last option is to restore from backup. However you didn't have backup, that is a process and planning issue.
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