[ExchangeList] Re: Moving Mailbox from Crashed server (BE) to healthy Server (BE)

  • From: "jitendra singh" <jiten_rwt2003@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: 9 Sep 2008 03:59:34 -0000

  You can catch me at 9810078189
Thanks
Jitendra Singh


On Mon, 08 Sep 2008 Rick Boza wrote :
>Seize the roles?  Wait, didn't we already establish that this was not the only 
>DC in the environment?
>There's no reason to seize the roles, and chances are you're going to cause AD 
>issues.  A role seizure should only be done if you are certain that the 
>previous role holder will never be back on the network.  Doing a seizure 
>without killing the previous DC could result in all sorts of problems, not the 
>least of which is issues because of duplicate GUIDs when you create 
>conflicting RID masters, problems with having 2 PDCEms on the net, and a whole 
>slew of other stuff I can't think of right now.
>The way I read this thread, there are other DCs in the environment.  If so, 
>there is unlikely to be a need for role seizure unless you lost the role 
>holder, and in a multi-DC environment hopefully you did not lose all the FSMOs.
>I suggest you step back from the keyboard, reaccess where you are, and 
>evaluate the recovery strategy befre doing anything.  Best case: document 
>(even on a whiteboard would be fine) the list of steps for recovery, and why 
>you need each step.  Send them out for review if you like, but until you have 
>a clear step-by-step plan (and understand why you are doing each one) I would 
>suggest you slow down, take a breath, and develop a plan.
>Rick
>On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 11:07 AM, Ravi Dogra
><
>dogra.ravi@xxxxxxxxx
>>
>wrote:
>http://www.msexchange.org
>-------------------------------------------------------Thanks Jitendra,
>Can we be on call.. you can buzz me at 9899647200... i will call you back.
>Thanks for your response.
>Thanks
>RD
>On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 5:31 AM, jitendra singh
><
>jiten_rwt2003@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> wrote:
>>
>> Dear ,
>>
>> You also have other option.
>> Create Aditional DC, Transfer all FSMO roles,GC & seize.Make it Domain
>> controler now format the current DC and run setup/disasterrecovery.
>> But keep in mind, don;t restore system state back up to new formated server.
>>
>> On Mon, 08 Sep 2008 jitendra singh wrote :
>>
>>>
>>>Ceate a new exch. orginazation & Use LegancyDN tool.
>>>
>http://support.microsoft.com/kb/324606
>>>Kindly reply it is use full for you or not.So that i can give you
>>>other solutions.
>>>
>>>Regards
>>>Jitendra
>>>DCA,Caliber Tech Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
>>>B1/J2 MCIE, New Delhi-44
>>>India
>>>
>>>On Mon, 08 Sep 2008 Ravi Dogra wrote :
>>> >
>http://www.msexchange.org
>>> >-------------------------------------------------------Hi James,
>>> >
>>> >This server was also my Domain Controller (on WAN and the gud one is
>>> >on Site) and holds DNS as well, that is why i restored system state.
>>> >Please suggest if i can still go with what you have suggested above.
>>> >Thanks for you Help!!!
>>> >
>>> >Thanks
>>> >RD
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >On Sun, Sep 7, 2008 at 3:54 AM, James Chong <
>jchong@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>
>>> > wrote:
>>> > >
>http://www.msexchange.org
>>> > > -------------------------------------------------------What's the
>>> > > error when the /disasterecovery failed? You can perform this without 
>>> > > backup
>>> > > of C: or systemstate of this computer (as long as AD is still alive) 
>>> > > Maybe
>>> > > the systemstate restore is bad or had corrupted registry. Rebuild 
>>> > > without
>>> > > the system state.
>>> > >
>>> > > If you cannot get it to work; you always have an option of blowing
>>> > > away the server object using adsiedit and just doing a new install using
>>> > > same name.
>>> > >
>>> > >
>>> > >
>>> > >
>>> > >
>>> > > James Chong
>>> > > Sr. Systems Engineer
>>> > > Simplexity, LLC.
>>> > > 11130 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 300
>>> > > Reston, VA 20191
>>> > > O (703) 657-4612
>>> > > C (703) 863-1483
>>> > > ________________________________________
>>> > > From:
>exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> > > [
>exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>] On Behalf Of Ravi Dogra
>>> > > [
>dogra.ravi@xxxxxxxxx
>]
>>> > > Sent: Saturday, September 06, 2008 5:22 PM
>>> > > To:
>exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> > > Subject: [ExchangeList] Re: Moving Mailbox from Crashed server (BE) to
>>> > > healthy Server (BE)
>>> > >
>>> > >
>http://www.msexchange.org
>>> > > -------------------------------------------------------Hi,
>>> > >
>>> > > I tried everything and it looks like that either i need to cleanup
>>> > > (bad entries for .net framework and other components) my registry or
>>> > > look for any other solution, other than resolving the problem.
>>> > >
>>> > > Now, the only +ve is that i have my exchange database intact. want to
>>> > > know how in can restore data or mailboxes for the mailboxes on crashed
>>> > > server using best method available.
>>> > >
>>> > >
>>> > > Thanks
>>> > > RD
>>> > >
>>> > >
>>> > > On Sat, Sep 6, 2008 at 10:30 AM, Ravi Dogra <
>dogra.ravi@xxxxxxxxx
>>
>>> > > wrote:
>>> > >> Hi,
>>> > >>
>>> > >> Urgent Help needed!!!
>>> > >>
>>> > >> I have got one of my BackEnd server OS crashed and didnt have Backup
>>> > >> of C Drive although i have backup of System State. After Restoring
>>> > >> System State i got active directory restored but when i try to run
>>> > >> Setup /DisasterRecovery it doesnt proceed.
>>> > >>
>>> > >> Problem is that i dont have my SMTP, IIS and WWW services started on
>>> > >> this server... they are set to automatic and doesnt start. and it
>>> > >> looks like its because i dont have my C Drive backup restored b/c i
>>> > >> dont have one.
>>> > >>
>>> > >> I have another BE server which is healthy, is this possible to move
>>> > >> mailboxes from crashed server to healthy server.
>>> > >>
>>> > >> Need Urgent Support!!!  the server crashed holds Mailboxes of People
>>> > >> in Leadership :-)
>>> > >>
>>> > >> Thanks,
>>> > >> RD
>>> > >>
>>> > >
>>> > >
>>> > >
>>> > > --
>>> > > Ravi Dogra
>>> > > 9899647200
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