After moving database and log files, my exchange server hangs


  • Hi,

    My windows is 2003 standard and exchange is 2003 standard

    I peform all the steps that mentioned in this URL: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/821915.

    I moved the databases and log files from local disk (C Drive) to a san storage (H Drive)

    But after i see the messages that say completed successfully, after one hour suddenly my exchange server hangs

    And I unable to see all the databases and log files at the san storage (H Drive), which i previously can see when i saw the messages that say completed successfully.

    When I tried to restart the exchange server, nothing happened for more than 1 hours.

     Should I force it to shutdown or wait for it to restart?

    Kindly advise.

    As I facing a big issue now.


    Thursday, April 21, 2011 5:35 PM

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  • Seriously, these forums are not the place for urgent assistance, sorry.  Since it's now been nearly eight hours, I presume that your problem has solved itself.
    Ed Crowley MVP "There are seldom good technological solutions to behavioral problems."
    Friday, April 22, 2011 1:36 AM
  • Ed is right, we can't provide urgent assistance here.

    I would like to know what is the message you see on the server, does it say Applying Computer Settings?
    If its been long time than i would hardboot the server rather than waiting...

    One more thing is, did you installed any latest windows update on the server? 

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    Friday, April 22, 2011 12:36 PM
  • Hi Usersky,


    You can hard reboot it if you have waited for long time.


    Is there any error in your event log?


    You also can use Exbpa to do a health check for your Exchange Server.


    You can download Exchange Best Practices Analyzer from this link:


    Microsoft Exchange Best Practices Analyzer v2.8





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    Monday, April 25, 2011 7:30 AM