The exchange 2007 database restore fails with error 0xe000fed1 - A failure occurred querying the Writer status.

Article:TECH127183  |  Created: 2010-01-06  |  Updated: 2013-03-23  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH127183
Article Type
Technical Solution



Subject

Issue



The exchange 2007 database restore fails with error "0xe000fed1 - A failure occurred querying the Writer status." and "V-79-57344-65146 - Unable to restore \\SERVER28\Microsoft Information Store\Second Storage Group. The existing data on the Exchange server may be an unrelated instance, or one or more incremental backups may be missing"

 


Error



V-79-57344-65146 - Unable to restore \\SERVERNAME\Microsoft Information Store\Second Storage Group. The existing data on the Exchange server may be an unrelated instance, or one or more incremental backups may be missing. Verify that the complete sequence of the most recent backups are restored.

The application logs on the exchange server will display following event id's:

Log Name: Application
Source: MSExchangeIS
Event ID: 9736
Task Category: Exchange VSS Writer
Level: Error
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
Computer: Server Name
Description:
Exchange VSS Writer failed restoring a backup with error code -2147467259 when comparing restore targets with information in the Active Directory.

Log Name: Application
Source: MSExchangeIS
Event ID: 9741
Task Category: Exchange VSS Writer
Level: Error
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
Computer: Server Name
Description:
Exchange VSS Writer failed restoring a backup with error code -2147467259 when verifying the alternate location being targeted by the restore.

Log Name: Application
Source: MSExchangeIS
Event ID: 9738
Task Category: Exchange VSS Writer
Level: Information
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
Computer: Server Name
Description:
Exchange VSS Writer has detected that no Restore Options string was specified for the restore of a backup, so the backup set will not be restored to any storage groups on the server. It will be restored to an alternate location.
 

Log Name: Application
Source: MSExchangeIS
Date: 10/12/2009 9:09:09 AM
Event ID: 9742
Task Category: Exchange VSS Writer
Level: Error
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
Computer: Server Name
Description:
Exchange VSS Writer failed restoring a backup with error code -2147467259 when processing the existing restore environment document 'E:Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\Mailbox\Second Storage Group\E01restore.env'.

 


Cause



The database resides on a different location as compared to the one from where it was backed up (e.g. : when it was backed up the database was located on the C drive and now it has been moved to D drive).

 


Solution



Use Microsoft Exchange Redirection to redirect the database using vss snapshot provider

  
 

Supplemental Materials

Description

A failure occurred querying the Writer status.

 


Description

The existing data on the Exchange server may be an unrelated instance, or one or more incremental backups may be missing.

 


SourceEvent ID
Value9741

SourceEvent ID
Value9736

SourceEvent ID
Value9738

SourceEvent ID
Value9742

Legacy ID



339991


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