The role of the Mailbox Database log files in troubleshooting and during a recovery is presented along with best practices in the placement of these logs.
- [Lecturer] As we open up this chapter on troubleshooting,…I wanna start by discussing the log files.…The transactions logs in Microsoft Exchange,…track every change made to the database…and they do it before the change is actually committed…to the database.…Every time someone sends, receives or deletes an email;…the transaction is recorded in the log…and then it's done in the database.…This provides a reliable way to, first,…test the accuracy of the database.…
If the transaction log shows a change at 11:30:27…in the morning and the database shows the last update…at 10 o'clock; you know that the database is not complete.…Now, that could trigger some recovery options…that we've been talking about…or it could just be an invitation to use the log details…to walk the database up to a current state.…In some of the previous chapters, I've spoken…as if everyone has multiple active directory sites…and can afford the licensing for multiple Exchange servers…in each site.…
If your organization is a bit smaller…and you have a single Exchange 2016 server;…
AuthorScott M Burrell
- Planning and managing database storage
- Setting database requirements
- Storage architecture
- Virtualization scenarios
- Creating and managing mailbox databases
- Failure domains and SLA requirements
- Proper placement of a file share witness
- Site resilient DAG
- Troubleshooting database replication, performance, and database failure
- Planning for SLA recovery requirements
Skill Level Intermediate
Deploying Exchange Server 2016with Robert McMillen3h 1m Intermediate
Exchange 2016: Client Access Serviceswith Scott M Burrell1h 50m Intermediate
Exchange 2016: Transport Serviceswith Scott M Burrell2h 24m Intermediate
1. Plan and Manage Database Storage
2. High Availability Mailbox Databases
3. Site Resilient DAG
4. Troubleshooting Mailbox Databases
5. Backup and Recovery Solutions
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