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 Post subject: Repair Exchange Priv1/Pub1.edb
PostPosted: February 14th, 2016, 12:36 
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I am trying to repair my Exchange database store. Knowledge base from Microsoft (artical 317014) give Eseutil Command Line Switches. I try to use them but keep getting error below. Where am I going wrong?
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D:\Program Files\Exchsrvr\BIN>eseutil /p D:\Mail EX\MDBDDATA\priv1.edb /i

Usage Error: Invalid argument 'EX\MDBDDATA\priv1.edb'. Options must be preceded
by '-' or '/'.

Microsoft(R) Exchange Server(TM) Database Utilities
Version 6.0
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation 1991-2000. All Rights Reserved.

DESCRIPTION: Maintenance utilities for Microsoft(R) Exchange Server databases.
D:\Program Files\Exchsrvr\BIN>cd eseutil
The system cannot find the path specified.

D:\Program Files\Exchsrvr\BIN>eseutil /p D:\Mail EX\MDBDDATA\priv1.edb \

Usage Error: Invalid argument 'EX\MDBDDATA\priv1.edb'. Options must be preceded
by '-' or '/'.
MODES OF OPERATION:
Defragmentation: ESEUTIL /d <database name> [options]
Recovery: ESEUTIL /r <logfile base name> [options]
Integrity: ESEUTIL /g <database name> [options]
File Dump: ESEUTIL /m[mode-modifier] <filename>
Repair: ESEUTIL /p <database name> [options]
Restore: ESEUTIL /c[mode-modifier] <path name> [options]
Checksum: ESEUTIL /k <database name> [options]
<<<<< Press a key for more help >>>>>
D=Defragmentation, R=Recovery, G=Integrity, M=File Dump, P=Repair, C=Restore, K=
Checksum
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 Post subject: Re: Repair Exchange Priv1/Pub1.edb
PostPosted: February 14th, 2016, 18:41 
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The spaces in the filespec are the problem. Try enclosing the filespec in quotes.

    eseutil /p "D:\Mail EX\MDBDDATA\priv1.edb" /i

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 Post subject: Re: Repair Exchange Priv1/Pub1.edb
PostPosted: February 14th, 2016, 18:58 
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You could also try the "short name" version, eg ...

    eseutil /p D:\MAILEX~1\MDBDDATA\priv1.edb /i

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