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Active Directory® Administrator's Pocket Consultant by William Stanek

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ESENTUTL

Manages Extensible Storage Engine (ESE) databases, including those used by Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).

Syntax for defragmentation:

esentutl /d DatabaseName /s [StreamingFileName]/t [TempDBName]
/f [TempStreamingFileName] /i /p /b [BackupFileName] /8 /o

Syntax for recovery:

esentutl /r LogFileBaseName /l [LogDirectory] /s [SystemFilesDirectory]
/i /t /u [Log]/d [DBFileDirectory] /n Path1[:Path2] /8 /o

Syntax for checking integrity:

esentutl /g DatabaseName /s [StreamingFileName] /t [TempDBName]
/f [TempStreamingFileName] /i /8 /o

Syntax for performing a checksum:

esentutl /k FileToCheck /s [StreamingFileName] /t [TempDBName]
/p PauseRateForThrottling /e /i /8 /o

Syntax for repair

esentutl /p DatabaseName /s [StreamingFileName] /t [ ...

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