EDB Recovery after Corruption to the Database Elements
Microsoft Exchange Server is an important part of a collaborative and messagingenvironment. Due to the importance of Exchange Server database and storeddata, you should regularly back it up. But in some situations, when you attemptto backup
EDB (Exchange Server Database)
file, the process gets terminatedhalfway due to corruption to EDB file. In such cases, you need to first performExchange Server Recoveryto sort out the issue to gain access of your missioncritical data.Sometimes when you attempt to create backup of Microsoft Exchange Serverdatabase, which is damaged and inaccessible, you might come across the belowgiven error message:
“Database or database element is corrupt”
Furthermore, with this error message, you might also get a statement, whichstates that this file can not be verified. Due to corruption, the Exchange Servercan not recognize the database and thus can not access it. At this point, you needto identify the cause of data loss and carry out
Exchange Server Repair
bysorting it out.
Root of the issue
As stated in the above error message, this situation occurs due to corruption tothe EDB file. The corruption could be the possible result to virus infection,accidental system shutdown, application errors, operating system malfunctionand other similar reasons.
In order to fix this issue, you should go for Eseutil/p utility. This is an inbuilt toolin Microsoft Exchange Server that is used to repair damaged EDB file. This toolscans the damaged database and can repair in a number of cases.Although, this utility is helpful in resolving this error message, but it also has adownside. It deletes all of the database elements that are not recognized by thistool. This behavior of Eseutil tool cause critical data loss situations and makeyour data permanently inaccessible. To safely retrieve your critical data, go foradvanced and powerful