Article ID: 975978 - View products that this article applies to.
When you recover an Exchange Server database on a Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 server, you experience that the database cannot be mounted. Additionally, the following event messages are logged in the Application log:
Event ID : 452 Source : ESE Type : Error Generated : 8/14/2009 10:23:09 AM Machine : Exch-Ser-Name Message : MSExchangeIS (6640) SG07: Database S:\SG07DB\MB03DBSG07.edb requires logfiles 27974-27995 in order to recover successfully. Recovery could only locate logfiles starting at 27994.
Event ID : 454 Source : ESE Type : Error Generated : 8/14/2009 10:23:09 AM Machine : Exch-Ser-Name Message : MSExchangeIS (6640) SG07: Database recovery/restore failed with unexpected error -543.
Event ID : 9518 Source : MSExchangeIS Type : Error Generated : 8/14/2009 10:23:09 AM Machine : Exch-Ser-Name Message : Error 0xfffffde1 starting Storage Group /DC=edu/DC=ohsu/CN=Configuration/CN=Services/CN=Microsoft Exchange/CN=ORGExchange/CN=Administrative Groups/CN=Exchange Administrative Group (xxxxxxxxxxx)/CN=Servers/CN=EX-MB03/CN=InformationStore/CN=SG07 on the Microsoft Exchange Information Store. Storage Group - Initialization of Jet failed.
This issue occurs because the referenced transaction log in the E07.chk file has increased beyond the log files that are required in the header file of the Exchange database.
Before you can resolve this issue, you must verify that you have this specific issue and that all transaction log files that are required by the database are present and readable. To do this, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.