? Inbuilt Exchange Server database repair utility- Eseutil, proves valuable when you just want the database in working state, without bothering about the fact that the corrupted data can get deleted. This utility has several switches, which can be used with it to degragment, repair and have the integrity check of the Exchange server database. Sometimes, you may find that the utility is unable to perform the instructed job and returning some error messages instead. While in EDB repair option, one of the culprits can be considered that the database is so corrupted that the power of utility can't correct it. But, before blaming everything to the corruption extent, make sure that you have the proper free disk space available for the job to be done as this could be one of the reasons of failure. ? To defragment the Exchange database, Eseutil/d is used and this requires free space of about 110 percent of size of the database or file. ? When you need EDB recovery, through Eseutil/p, the amount f free space required may vary. Actually, this depends upon the number of pages which are corrupted. About 25 percent of the file in consideration has been calculated as an estimate for free space. ? For an integrity check via Eseutil/g, you need not to worry about the free disk space as there is no such dependence. But before fulfilling and considering all the conditions, make sure that you can sacrifice data. Eseutil/p as the Exchange Server repair option may solve the corruption problems, but will delete the corrupted pages as the side effect. This does hard repair for the database and can't be considered safe for the data as of the destructing conduct. Thus, this is safe to make use of third party applications to have Exchange Server recovery. These applications have the read-only nature and perform EDB repair for all the database objects. With the thorough scan procedure of EDB recovery , these software offer an interactive and abstract interface to the users. The applications fight against each corruption scenario. Stellar Phoenix Mailbox Exchange Recovery software performs the most effective scanning procedure on the corrupted database. This Exchange Server repair software proves valuable for Exchange Server 5.5, 2000 and 2003 and all the objects of database. With the intuitive look and the read-only nature, the software proves as the most valuable product for EDB recovery.