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Unable to mount database. (hr=0x8004010f, ec=-2147221233)

Created a database In Exchange 2010 but mounting the database gave below error


Couldn’t mount the database that you specified. Specified database: HU-DB; Error code: An Active Manager operation fail
ed. Error The database action failed. Error: Operation failed with message: MapiExceptionNotFound: Unable to mount data
base. (hr=0x8004010f, ec=-2147221233). [Database: HU-DB, Server: MAIL.careexchange.in].
+ CategoryInfo : InvalidOperation: (HU-DB:ADObjectId) [Mount-Database], InvalidOperationException
+ FullyQualifiedErrorId : 2D2ED199,Microsoft.Exchange.Management.SystemConfigurationTasks.MountDatabase

Resolution –

Looks like value of the Configuration Domain Controller parameter and the value of the Preferred Global Catalog parameter are different

Ran below – To Check what all the domain controllers available

netdom query dc 

Ran below – To Check which site the exchange is available

nltest /dsgetsite 

Ran below – To check which local site Domain Controller will be suitable


Ran below – To Specify the Preferred lookup of local domain controller.

Set-ADServerSettings –PreferredServer  "Suitable DC FQDN"

Mounted the database.

Satheshwaran Manoharan
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  1. The last command ” Set-ADServerSettings –PreferredServer “Suitable DC FQDN” gives error like ”

    ‘Set-ADServerSettings’ n’est pas reconnu en tant que commande interne
    ou externe, un programme exécutable ou un fichier de commandes.
    means that This command is not recognise as internal or external, or executable program


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