EDB File Extension

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Exchange Information Store Database
  • Developer
    Microsoft
  • Popularity
    3.1 (12 votes)

What is EDB file?

EDB extension is used by database files created by Microsoft Exchange Server. EDB files serve as th main storage for data generated by e-mail mailbox Exchange. EDB file contains all mailbox data processed data, including non-SMTP messages, emails, tasks, contacts, logs, notes, and calendars.

EDB file characteristics.

EDB format uses B-Tree structure with top and child nodes. Exchange server uses Extensible Storage Engine (ESE) for accessing EDB data.

Main EDB files

Exchange server uses two main files, Priv1.edb and Pub1.edb. Each EDB is accompanied by STM file which contains actual SMTP data.

Additional information

  1. EDB file format is supported only in Windows operating system.
  2. EDB format was design for quick access to many pages simultaneously.

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the EDB file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the EDB file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the EDB file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the EDB file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the EDB file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the EDB file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

Do you want to help?

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