As long as you can get a clean copy of those EDB and STM
files, you should be able to write them over a newly
created stores edb and stm. You will most likely have to
use eseutil to clean them up and get them ready to mount.
Exchange and then restoreQuote:>-----Original Message-----
>I want to back up the information store, reinstall
originally (same domain,Quote:>the information store from the backup and remount it. the
>configuration will be exactly the same as it was
actual exchange backupQuote:>same server name, same users, e-mail addresses etc.)
>I can't use the Windows 2000 backup utility to do an
Quote:>because currently Exchange won't start and therefore
Exchange is not
>available to be backed up in the Windows backup. I can
only make a manual
>backup of the database files themselves (priv and pub)
>is there any reason why this should not work????