troubleshooting Question

Compressed File attribute set on Exchange EDB file...

Avatar of medium_grade
medium_gradeFlag for United States of America asked on
ExchangeEmail Servers
11 Comments1 Solution148 ViewsLast Modified:
Looks like the "Compress" attribute got set on one of my EDB files. Not sure how it happened, but it did. So, of course, Exchange won't mount it now. The DB looks to be in a clean shutdown state, so I'd really like to just uncompress it and move on. However, every attempt to do it from Windows GUI or the command prompt seems to just hang. The DB is about 300GB, not sure if that's why. In any event, I was thinking that I could copy the EDB file using robocopy to another location WITHOUT copying any attributes. Then delete the original, copy the uncompressed version back and attempt to mount it. Does that sound like it will work? At this point, I don't really care about saving the logs.
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Scott C
Senior Engineer

Our community of experts have been thoroughly vetted for their expertise and industry experience.

Join our community to see this answer!
Unlock 1 Answer and 11 Comments.
Start Free Trial
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 1 Answer and 11 Comments.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros