Detected catalog corruption


Applies to: Operations Manager Management Pack for Exchange 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2011-11-08

The Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager monitors the Windows Application log on computers running Exchange 2010 and generates this alert when the events specified in the following Details table are logged.

To learn more about this alert, in Operations Manager, do one or more of the following:

  • From the Operations Console, double-click this alert, and then click the General tab. Review the description of the alert that includes the variables specific to your environment.

  • From the Operations Console, double-click this alert, and then click the Alert Context tab. Review the logged events that meet the criteria of this Operations Manager alert.


Product Name


Product Version

14.0 (Exchange 2010)

Event ID


Event Source

CI Troubleshooter



Alert Type


Rule Path

Microsoft Exchange Server/Exchange 2010/Mailbox/Database Search Copy

Rule Name

Detected catalog corruption.

This Warning event indicates that catalog corruption has been detected on the local mailbox.

To resolve this problem, 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.