Category Archives: Email Recovery

How to fix top 7 Exchange Server Database mounting issues?

To recover any database is not a challenge these days due to the availability of numerous software resolutions. The complexity arises when the recovered/fresh database does not get mount on the exchange server, creating a technical havoc. Due to the variety of technical snags, which are accountable for database mounting issues, it becomes difficult for the server administrator to consider the solution related to any single issue. Moreover, if the administrator is looking for the manual methods to deal with them, it is necessary to know the notorious issues among them. Continue reading How to fix top 7 Exchange Server Database mounting issues?

Few Points to Remember while Restoring Exchange Mailbox Database to New Server

We all love repairing the defective pieces and make it fully functional without having any breakdown. But in case of restoration of Exchange Servers we have to think twice as everyone is not a technology expert to repair it. In such case either the user must have a solution to the issue, or must have technical training to eradicate it. Continue reading Few Points to Remember while Restoring Exchange Mailbox Database to New Server

Knowing All about OST file Disabling – An Intro to Manual Method

OST file deletion is very different from OST file disabling. Where the OST file deletion deals with complete erasure of OST files, the OST file disabling has a simple task to knock-off the connection with the network connection. Disabling the OST files is a quite simple process. It requires users to follow few simple steps Continue reading Knowing All about OST file Disabling – An Intro to Manual Method

Limiting or configure OST File Size limit – A Manual Method

Every OST file has definite file size that maintains the saving space in Exchange Server and also in user’s system. For better system and Exchange Server functionality, it is always advised to set the OST file size maximum to 1 GB. Beyond 1 GB the system performance gets affected i.e. speed may get slow, low response time and some more ill effects. Continue reading Limiting or configure OST File Size limit – A Manual Method

Learning all about OST files – A cascade to OST Introduction

Offline storage Files or OST – As the name indicates, it is created in an environment which is devoid of network connections. Sometimes we have done some sort of changes but we don’t recall that such changes are made in the OST files. These OST files are copied automatically when ever information is exchanges on Outlook platform. This goes as follows: The mail is exchanged between client and the server. In the server the original message is sent, while the user’s system entails a default copy of the OST files. After sometime, if the user wishes to make some changes in the corresponding OST files, then it can be made at the same time, even if the network connections are not enabled. Continue reading Learning all about OST files – A cascade to OST Introduction

How to know OST file location? Get a brief concept

OST files are located in the user’s system. But specifically where and how to access them becomes a question of grave concern. Sometimes users are so sceptical about them that they don’t wish to access OST files unless it is very much needed in the eleventh hour. When such situation arrives, at that point user starts looking for the possible location where the concerned OST file could be found. In the meantime, to look for the concerned OST file, the naive users tend to delete the real files instead of obsolete. Continue reading How to know OST file location? Get a brief concept

Witty Outlook Account Management Strategy – Exporting Outlook Account Settings

Export or Backup of Outlook settings are of utmost importance because we don’t have any ready-to-go backups in case of Outlook failure. The failure of Outlook platform is least expected but cannot be ignored at the same time. It could happen due to software anomalies or hardware peculiarity. To remain safe at our side, it is recommended to take backup of the account settings. Continue reading Witty Outlook Account Management Strategy – Exporting Outlook Account Settings

Recreating MS Outlook OST files even after corruption

The awkward behavior shown by OST files sometimes chills the spine of the user. It happens generally in Exchange Server due to virus attack, unintentional deletion of user account and sometimes due to hardware anomalies. To get rid of such issue, user seeks repair or recovery of files using third-party tools. The assistance from third-party is OK, but what about reliability? The reliability is quite questionable. Continue reading Recreating MS Outlook OST files even after corruption

How to automatically delete junk folders and Deleted email folders in Outlook to create more drive space?

Alike every object in the binary system, MS Outlook too has limitations regarding saving the Outlook-linked files. With time, the space allocated to save the Outlook data files gets saturated and there comes a need to delete few of them to create ample of space for the new ones. To delete the mails from Outlook platform, simply take charge to move to ‘Deleted Items Folder’ and ‘Junk Email Folder’. By doing so you will be definitely being relieved and some space could be created to save them. Continue reading How to automatically delete junk folders and Deleted email folders in Outlook to create more drive space?

Use scanost.exe tool to repair corrupted OST file

How to use scanost.exe to fix OST errors?

One of the most widely used email client is Microsoft Outlook which provides various features over its counterparts. MS Outlook stores its database in two formats PST (Personal Storage Table) and OST (Offline Storage Table). OST allows user to work with Outlook in offline mode. It stores all offline data which has been created when the user is working in the absence of Exchange Server and hence called its local storage area. User can work on OST file and modify its content in offline mode. This OST file gets synchronized automatically with Exchange server once it gets reconnected. Continue reading Use scanost.exe tool to repair corrupted OST file