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If the content index directory of your mailbox database replica is damaged, you must reseed the catalog. If the content index catalog for a mailbox database copy gets corrupted, you may need to resed the catalog. Corrupted content indexes are indicated in the Application event log by the following event.

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ExchangeStoreDBExchangeStoreDB

At timestamp the Microsoft exchange information store database identity copy on this server experienced a corrupted search catalog. For details of the error, see the server activity log for different exchange storedb and msexchange search indexer activities. Congt the event log on the server for other "exchange storedb" and "msexchange search indexer" events for more specific information about the failure. Reseeding the catalog is recommended via the "update mailboxdatabase copy" task.

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ExchangeStoreDBExchangeStoreDB

At timestamp the Microsoft exchange information store database identity copy on this server experienced a corrupted search catalog. For details of the error, see the server activity log for different exchange storedb and msexchange search indexer activities. Congt the event log on the server for other "exchange storedb" and "msexchange search indexer" events for more specific information about the failure. Reseeding the catalog is recommended via the "update mailboxdatabase copy" task.

If the mailbox database copy is located on a server that is part of a database availability group (DAG), you can rest the content index directory index catalog from another DAG member.

If the mailbox database copy is the only copy, you have to manually create a new content index catalog.

For other maagent tasks related to exchange search, see exchange search procedures.

What do you need to know before you begin?

Estimated time to complete: 2 minutes to complete: 2 minutes to complete. Actual reseeding time may vary depending on the size of the content index catalog being reseeded.

To execute such a program, you must first obtain permission to use it. If you want to confirm your permission, please refer to the following. You need to be assigned permissions before you can perform this procedure or procedures. To see what permissions you need, see the "Exchange Search" entry in the Recipients Permissions topic.

For information about keyboard shortcuts that may be to the procedures in this topic, see keyboard showcuts in the exchange admin center.

Estimated time to complete: 2 minutes to complete: 2 minutes to complete. Actual reseeding time may vary depending on the size of the content index catalog being reseeded.

To execute such a program, you must first obtain permission to use it. If you want to confirm your permission, please refer to the following. You need to be assigned permissions before you can perform this procedure or procedures. To see what permissions you need, see the "Exchange Search" entry in the Recipients Permissions topic.

For information about keyboard shortcuts that may be to the procedures in this topic, see keyboard showcuts in the exchange admin center.

Any problems? Having problems? Ask for help in the exchange forums Visit the forum at exchange server

When the mailbox database belongs to DAG, the content index catalog if the mailbox database is part of a DAG

Use one of the following procedures if the mailbox database is located on a server that is part of a DAG.

Update-MailboxDatabaseCopy -Identity DB1\MBX1 -CatalogOnly

For more information on phrases and parameters, see update mailboxdatabasecopy, for detailed syntax and parameter information, see update mailboxdatabase copy.

For example, in the mailbox server MBX 2 where the database replica is located, the content index catalog for the database copydb1 on mailbox server MBX 1 from mailbox server MBX 2, which also has a copy of the database.

For more information on phrases and parameters, see update mailboxdatabasecopy, for detailed syntax and parameter information, see update mailboxdatabase copy.

If there is only one copy of the mailbox database, the content index catalog is seeded again

If there is only one copy of the mailbox database, you have to manually resend the search catalog by recreating the content index catalog.

Run the following commands to stop the Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Exchange search host controller services.

Stop-Service MSExchangeFastSearch Stop-Service HostControllerService

Delete, move, or rename the folder that contains the exchange content index catalog. The name of this folder is% exchange instalpath / mailbox / name of mailbox database catalog / guid12.1.single. This folder is named% exchange instalpath / mailbox / name of mailbox database catalog / guid12.1.single. For example, the folder C: progrm files / Microsoft / exchange server / V15 / mailbox / mailbox database 0657134726 catalog / f062772-9f1d-494a-839a-d7 c915c279db12.1, you might rename the folder C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\Mailbox\Mailbox Database 0657134726_Catalog\F0627A72-9F1D-494A-839A-D7C915C279DB12.1.Single_OLD.

%ExchangeInstallPath\Mailbox\name of mailbox database_Catalog\GUID12.1.Single %ExchangeInstallPath\Mailbox\name of mailbox database_Catalog\GUID12.1.Single C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\Mailbox\Mailbox Database 0657134726_Catalog\F0627A72-9F1D-494A-839A-D7C915C279DB12.1.Single_OLD C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\Mailbox\Mailbox Database 0657134726_Catalog\F0627A72-9F1D-494A-839A-D7C915C279DB12.1.Single_OLD

reference resources.

Deleting this folder can use additional disk space. In addition, in order to solve the problem, you can change or move the folder name for safekeeping. Deleting this folder will make additional disk space available. Alternatively, you might want to rename or move the folder to keep it for troubleshooting purposes.

Run the following commands to restart the Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Exchange search host controller services.

Start-Service MSExchangeFastSearch Start-Service HostControllerService

If you restart these services, exchange search will rebuild the content catalog.

Run the following commands to stop the Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Exchange search host controller services.

Stop-Service MSExchangeFastSearch Stop-Service HostControllerService

Delete, move, or rename the folder that contains the exchange content index catalog. The name of this folder is% exchange instalpath / mailbox / name of mailbox database catalog / guid12.1.single. This folder is named% exchange instalpath / mailbox / name of mailbox database catalog / guid12.1.single. For example, the folder C: progrm files / Microsoft / exchange server / V15 / mailbox / mailbox database 0657134726 catalog / f062772-9f1d-494a-839a-d7 c915c279db12.1, you might rename the folder C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\Mailbox\Mailbox Database 0657134726_Catalog\F0627A72-9F1D-494A-839A-D7C915C279DB12.1.Single_OLD.

%ExchangeInstallPath\Mailbox\name of mailbox database_Catalog\GUID12.1.Single %ExchangeInstallPath\Mailbox\name of mailbox database_Catalog\GUID12.1.Single C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\Mailbox\Mailbox Database 0657134726_Catalog\F0627A72-9F1D-494A-839A-D7C915C279DB12.1.Single_OLD C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\Mailbox\Mailbox Database 0657134726_Catalog\F0627A72-9F1D-494A-839A-D7C915C279DB12.1.Single_OLD %ExchangeInstallPath\Mailbox\name of mailbox database_Catalog\GUID12.1.Single %ExchangeInstallPath\Mailbox\name of mailbox database_Catalog\GUID12.1.Single C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\Mailbox\Mailbox Database 0657134726_Catalog\F0627A72-9F1D-494A-839A-D7C915C279DB12.1.Single_OLD C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\Mailbox\Mailbox Database 0657134726_Catalog\F0627A72-9F1D-494A-839A-D7C915C279DB12.1.Single_OLD

reference resources.

Deleting this folder can use additional disk space. In addition, in order to solve the problem, you can change or move the folder name for safekeeping. Deleting this folder will make additional disk space available. Alternatively, you might want to rename or move the folder to keep it for troubleshooting purposes.

Run the following commands to restart the Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Exchange search host controller services.

Start-Service MSExchangeFastSearch Start-Service HostControllerService

If you restart these services, exchange search will rebuild the content catalog.

How to confirm startup or not? How do you know this worked?

It will take a while to rejoin the content index directory in exchange search. It might take a while for exchange search to resed the content index catalog. Run the following command to display the status of the reseeding process.

Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus | FL Name,*Index*

When the resuming of the search catalog is in progress, the value of the content index state property is crawling. When the restorer is complete, this changed to healthy.

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