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SharePoint DB disk crashed

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 20, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Both disk of the raid1 volume that hosted my sharepoint databases crashed.

We managed to recover most of the files from that disk.

Are there databases I don't really need to try to restore ?

i.e. can I just e.g. reconfigure wss_search to a new database ?

These are my databases:



ps don't shoot me on the dbnames ... inherited those. It had the wonderfull backup task NULL .


Don't drive faster than your guardian angel can fly......

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