admin | November 8th, 2017 | Exchange Server
Are you looking for a solution to rebuild Exchange 2013 database mailbox using PowerShell commands? Yes? Then, you are absolutely at the correct place. Here, one is going to find the solution to recover mailbox from exchange 2013 with help of a new database i.e., RDB (Recovery database).
Microsoft Exchange server is one of the most widely used servers. It is utilized in small-scale as well as large-scale industries. An EDB file also known as the Exchange database is used as the local storage files of the server. This file comprises of emails, contacts, tasks, journals, etc., which are related to all users mailboxes. These files are stored on the local machine, which means that they are highly prone to the corruption or damage. This issue arises the chances of making the file inaccessible for working. These kind of server issues are very much harmful to end users who are enterprise or at large business level.
A RDB or Recovery database is a specific type of mailbox, which enables users to mount and fetch data from the regained mailbox database. It is considered as the part of rebuilding procedure that permits one to retrieve items from the database copy or backup without interrupting the user’s ongoing activity. Once the RDB is created in Exchange 2013 server, users will be able to restore mailbox database to RDB through a backup procedure or by process of copying database and its log files. Now, one can take help of New-MailboxRestoreRequest command for extracting items from an already recovered database. When this is completed, the items can be moved to a folder or combined into the existing mailbox.
Following points are be verified before recovering mailboxes from MS Exchange 2013 :
With help of following steps, users will be able to rebuild Exchange 2013 mailbox using PowerShell commands :
where, EXX indicates the log generation prefix, and RDBLogFilePath requires the location of the log file
where, EdbFilePath parameter requires Exchange database file name and path, and LogFilePath parameter requires location of recovered log files. You can more clearly understand this point by taking an example. Suppose you want to create a RDB in Exchange 2013, which is used to extract DB1.edb with its log files. These files are stored at E:\Databases\RDB1. Now, in this case, the Shell command will be in the following way :
The following command restores entire content of the source mailbox, which is having name ‘Morris Cornejo’ on the DB1 mailbox database to archive mailbox for Morris@contoso.com
Users can check the whether the problem to rebuild Exchange 2013 database mailbox is successfully resolved or not. For this, they have to open targeted mailbox in MS Outlook or OWA and examine for the same. However, if the problem does not gets resolved then, users need to opt for Exchange recovery software. This software is provided to give a hassle-free solution for fixing all errors and problems related to the EDB file.