What is an EDB file?
EDB is an acronym for Exchange Database.EDB file is chief repository for the mailbox data items. The .edb file extension stores entire mailbox data items including emails, contacts, tasks, calendars, journals and notes. The building of EDB file format is designed in b-tree structure that is present in this file rather than .stm file.
Types of EDB Database file
The Exchange Server versions 2003 and 2000 that stores email messages in EDB File format. There are 2 types of .edb files and stores the attachment in separate file format named as STM.
- Priv.edb- These Database files that has only private data of user’s mailbox.
- Pub.edb- These data items keep up public or shared file folders of user’s mailbox.
- .stm- These files are used to save email attachments in personal file.
Why we need to convert an EDB file?
Exchange EDB file get corrupted via several reason which makes EDB file inaccessible. These causes are as follows-
- Corrupted EDB headers
- Deleted user mailboxes
- Jet Engine Errors
- Exchange Server failure
- Unexpected system shutdown
- Storage media corruption, corrupt header information
- Virus attacks
- Sudden power failure
- Exchange error messages
- Hard disk failure
- JET_errRecordNotFound, the key was not found”,”Jet_errRecordDeleted”.
- Server Specific Error 4294966781 equates to JET_errInvalidLogSequence.
- The log files are out of sequence.
- Unable to initialize the Microsoft Exchange Information Store service.
- Exchange Server Error Code 528
In this situation users need to convert EDB to PST. I recommend you EDB to PST Converter from Enstella Systems are mind-blowing solution that is capable to recover EDB file from different-different corruption issues and then after convert EDB file into PST format. This EDB to PST Converter smoothly convert EDB file components such as- contact, calendar, scheduled task, notes, journals, zip attachments, inbox folder, sent items, draft, junk mails, outbox and deleted folder items.
Enstella EDB to PST Converter effortlessly convert huge size of EDB into multiple formats- PST, EML, MSG and HTML with all email header information (to, cc, bcc, from, date, time and subject) including attachments. EDB Converter Software ensures no loss of data as well as preserves email formatting and structure. It consists with various new features which are very useful during EDB to PST Recovery and conversion.
EDB to PST Converter is compatible with all versions of Microsoft Exchange from 5.0 to 2016 and Windows OS versions up to 10 (32 and 64 Bit). This software is available at lowest price and for understanding functionality is contains free Demo version.
How to Convert EDB to PST?
With the help of Enstella EDB to PST Converter you can convert EDB to PST in fewer steps. These steps are as follows-
Step 1- Click on Browse button
Step 2- Click on Browse button to select the EDB file which you want to repair, recover and convert and if you don’t know EDB File location then click on Search EDB File button to repair it.
Step 3- Just select appropriate corrupt EDB File from the following window, And Click Open button
Step 4- Click on radio button to select Exchange server versions, then software looks like as-
After selecting the appropriate .EDB file, Click on Next button, then software looks like as-
Step 5- Now Click on Next button to start the recovery process. Now software starts the scanning of selected EDB file-
Step 6- Get confirmation message of successful EDB file scanning, after EDB Recovery tool completes the process of EDB file scanning and show the confirmation message then Click on OK button.
Step 7- Select the folder from the Left Pane and click the Save Mailboxes button
Step 8– After completed saving process click on OK button.