RE: Exchange Server Database Move and Backup

  • From: "John Tolmachoff \(Lists\)" <johnlist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2005 17:19:49 -0700

1. Never ever ever even think of touching the M drive. None of us have any
business touching it. It is a virtual drive for Exchange.

2. You do not want your database files on your OS partition. Bad Bad Bad.

John T
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: joed@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:joed@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, April 21, 2005 4:28 PM
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> Subject: [exchangelist] Exchange Server Database Move and Backup
> I am running Exchange Server 2000.  The server is partioned out with a C:,
> D: and an M: drive.  D: and M: are mirrored logical drives.  I would like
> to move the exchange database and streaming database from the D: to the C:
> drive. (C: drive has much more room).  Prior to the move I would want to
> do a backup.  Which files and directories should I back up if I need to
> restore the database to its original state? Also anything else should I
> consider for the database move?
> Thanks,
> Joe
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