Re: Dead Exchange server - Simple but hard

  • From: Irwan Hadi <ihblist@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 9 Nov 2005 13:44:19 -0700

When you are restoring a Windows Server, you get to make sure the C:
(System) partition has the exact same size as before. You can't just
set the partition to be larger/smaller like that, or Windows won't

On 11/9/05, sunil shah <sunny@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Everyone :
>    Guys I had one server running everything – AD, DNS, Exchange and IIS and
> that server dead.  Motherboard fried, and I have to buy new server.  I have
> a backup schedule to run every night using Veritas Backup Exec 9.  As I have
> read Disaster Recovery white paper and try to recover my exchange server but
> have no luck.  Can anyone tell me pls. how to restore my old server data on
> new server.  Oh Yes my previous server was Compaq ML530 with Raid and 2
> processors and was about 5 yrs old.  The new server is DL360 with Raid and 2
> processors also I am mentioning this to have a clear idea.  I have tried
> following things but I am getting inaccessible_Boot_Device.  Any other
> alternative if any one has please mention me and I am willing to try that.
>   I have done following things.
>     (1) Using SmartStart(Compaq) Configuration tool, installed windows 2000
> as a work group (Have Created partition 10 GB as C on new server and on old
> it was 6)
>     (2) Using SmartStart it installed all the drivers that required for the
> server
>     (3) Created E drive of 120GB whatever was left on new server (On old
> server it was 30GB)
>     (4) Installed Veritas Backup Exec 9 and imported the tape from last
> night
>     (5) Installed Recovery Console and restared the new server comes up fine
>     (6) Again Restarted the server and boot up the server in directory
> restore mode (using F8)
>     (7) Run system restore using Veritas Backup Exec 9
> And Right after restore I have to reboot the machine and when I reboot the
> machine the windows logo comes up (that tells the boot drive is accessable)
> and after while I get blue screen saying Stop : STOP:0X0000007b
> (0XF2063848,0XC00000034,0X00000000).

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