Recover Clustered mailbox server in SCC environment or a CCR.

• Recover CMS cannot be used across operating systems. If clustered mail box was on server 2003 this will recover only on server 2003 and same scenario applies on server 2008.
• First establish a CCR or SCC environment with different Cluster node name, node IP addresses, the failover cluster name and IP address, and failover cluster quorum permissions. Mean that should not match with older cluster configuration, but Storage configuration should match that of the lost clustered mailbox server prior to running Setup.
• Storage configuration should match that of the lost clustered mailbox server prior to running Setup.com.
• Disable storage group copy: If the lost clustered mailbox server had any storage groups that were enabled for standby continuous replication (SCR), you must first disable SCR for those storage groups before Recover CMS. To do this Run EMS command :
Disable-StorageGroupCopy -Identity -StandbyMachine
After SCR has been disabled, you must manually delete the copies of the SCR source storage group files from the former SCR target computer (the computer specified using the -StandbyMachine parameter). You will not be able to enable SCR for that storage group again until the previous copies have been deleted.
• Install passive clustered mailbox role on newer clustered node 1.
• After installed mailbox role, open CMD and Change to the directory containing the Exchange installation files. Run the following command:
Setup.com /recoverCMS /CMSName: /CMSIPaddress:

Note: If you got error “The group or resource is not in the correct state to perform the requested operation. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x8007139F)”, to solve this go to cluster management console and make online to mailbox server name and mailbox server location is node 2 bring it on node1 where setup is processing.
• You must then manually bring the System Attendant resource online.
• Restore database backup and Mount the databases because those are still dismounted.
• Install the passive clustered mailbox role on other passive nodes.
• Now you may need to reseed the passive copy of one or more databases.
o Update-StorageGroupCopy -Identity ‘ccrmbx\First Storage Group’ (example shows how to reseed the passive copy of a storage group named first storage group on ccrmbx’.)
o Update-StorageGroupCopy -Identity Server1\SG1 -DataHostNames {Net1,Net2} (example shows how to reseed the passive copy of a storage group named SG1 on a clustered mailbox server named Server1 using two continuous replication host names, NET1 and NET2.)
o Update-StorageGroupCopy -Identity Server1\SG1 -StandByMachine Server2 (example shows how to reseed an SCR target copy of a storage group named SG1 on Server1 where the SCR target copy is hosted on a server named Server2.)
• Resume storage group copy.

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