Exchange Server 2010 is available in two editions i.e., Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition. Enterprise Edition of Exchange Server 2010 can store up to 100 databases. An Exchange 2010 database folder consists of following files:

  • Exchange Database or EDB file
  • Transaction Log file
  • Checkpoint or CHK fil
Online database

Online database defragmentation on Exchange Server 2010 is a continuous process. You can schedule for online defragmentation of EDB files from Exchange Management Console in following steps:

  • Open Exchange Management Console.
  • Click on Organization Configuration Mailbox Database Management Tab
  • Double Click on Our Database Properties Maintenance Tab
  • Add Maintenance Schedule from the available options
  • Select “Enable background database maintenance (24 x 7 ESE scanning)” option

Restore user mailboxes from crashed Exchange 2010 Server

The size of single Transaction Log file in Exchange Server 2010 is restricted to 1 MB. Transaction Log files store database modifications and transaction records of Exchange server. Exchange Server checks the consistency of Exchange Database from Transaction Log files on restart.

Exchange 2010 Checkpoint (.chk) file stores details about writing of transaction records in Exchange Database. An EDB or Exchange 2010 database file stores all email folders of an Outlook user mailbox mounted on Exchange Server 2010. Exchange Server 2010 also maintains data, data definitions, flags, checksums and other information of Live Exchange Server in public EDB files.

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 has addition feature to copy all old messages of Outlook user mailbox in a separate Archived mailbox. This helps the system administrator in restoring EDB file from the Archived mailbox. Corruption issues of Exchange 2010 database files can now be effectively fixed with online defragmentation and database scanning processes.

Online database scanning or checksumming is also a continuous process on Live Exchange 2010 Server. In this process, every page of EDB file is scanned for physical page corruption. You can recover lost space from the exchange database folder with online database checksumming. It scans Active Databases on 24 x 7 basis. If you intends to pull whitespace from all existing database folders on Exchange 2010 Server, use offline utility Eseutil from MS-DOS command prompt.

You can easily recover deleted, inaccessible or corrupt mailboxes using proficient third party software. Exchange 2010 mailbox repair utility is capable to recover user mailboxes from the crashed Exchange Server. It flawlessly repairs both public and private Exchange database folders from any bad condition of corruption. EDB Recovery Tool retrieves information from corrupt or inaccessible EDB folder and sends in either Outlook PST or EDB file. Exchange 2010 Mailbox Repair tool successfully fixes checksum, log and jet engine errors of Exchange Server. The software supports different versions of MS Outlook such as Outlook 2016/2013/2010/2007/2003/2002/2000/98/97. It also supports recovery of EDB folders, which are created with Exchange Server 2016/2013/2010/2007/2003/2000/5.5/5.0.

Evaluate the software before purchasing

You can evaluate the key functions of Exchange 2010 mailbox repair utility in evaluation mode. The free program lets the user to recover mailbox folders from several corrupt EDB files in single cycle. It also displays the recovered database files in a tree format. You must buy the full version of Exchange Recovery utility in order to save the mailbox folders in either .EDB or .PST file format easily.

Note: Installation of MS Outlook email client is mandatory for EDB to PST conversion

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