ExchangeStoreDB 123


Topic Last Modified: 2011-03-19

This article provides an explanation and possible resolutions for a specific Exchange event. If you don't find what you’re looking for here, try searching Exchange 2010 Help.


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At '%8' the Microsoft Exchange Information Store Database '%1' copy on this server experienced a corrupted search catalog. Consult the event log on the server for other "ExchangeStoreDb" and "MSExchange Search Indexer" events for more specific information about the failure. Reseeding the catalog is recommended via the 'Update-MailboxDatabaseCopy' task.

This Error event indicates that the local mailbox database copy experienced a corrupted search catalog.

To resolve this problem, do the following:

  • Reseed the catalog by using the Update-MailboxDatabaseCopy cmdlet together with the -CatalogOnly parameter. For more information, see Reseed the Search Catalog.

If you are not already doing so, consider running the Exchange tools, which have been created to help you analyze and troubleshoot your Exchange environment. These tools can help make sure that your configuration aligns with Microsoft best practices. They can also help you identify and resolve performance issues and improve mail flow. To run these tools, go to the Toolbox node of the Exchange Management Console. To learn more about these tools, see Managing Tools in the Toolbox.