Seeding of content index catalog failed

WARNING: Seeding of content index catalog for database ‘DB 01’ failed. Please verify that the Microsoft Search (Exchange) and the Host Controller service for Exchange services are running and try the operation again. Same problem with Exchange 2016 but cannot update the content index state with below error: Seeding of content index catalog for database 'EXDB02' failed. Please verify that the Microsoft Search (Exchange) and the Host Controller service for Exchange services are running and try the operation again.

Fixing a single failed content index is easy, but if there are multiple failed indexes you can speed things up a little by fixing them all with a single PowerShell command. To demonstrate, here is the Exchange Management Shell command for using Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus The content index status will remain as “Failed” until the rebuild is complete. A couple of minutes later all was well and the server reported full health. Of course, this was a relatively small database so the Search Foundation didn’t have too much work to do to recreate the content index. Reseed the content index catalog if there is only one copy of the mailbox database. If there is only one copy of the mailbox database, you have to manually reseed the search catalog by recreating the content index catalog. Run the following commands to stop the Microsoft Exchange Search and Microsoft Exchange Search Host Controller services. During my one Project of Exchange 2016 Migration, I was facing strange issue. I was getting issue with Content Index State suspended after reseed/Catalogue update even though I tried to do it again and again. I had no idea what was happening and why.

WARNING: Seeding of content index catalog for database ‘UNF MBX 1’ failed. Please verify that the Microsoft Search (Exchange) and the Host Controller service for Exchange services are running and try the operation again.

Jan 16, 2020 Resolve the error – 'Exchange database content index state failed.' Repair the catalog of the affected database by executing this command:  contoso' has content index catalog files in the following state: 'Failed'.. Analysis: If you now drop the following comand to the powershell on your affected server: WARNING: Seeding of content index catalog for database ‘UNF MBX 1’ failed. Please verify that the Microsoft Search (Exchange) and the Host Controller service for Exchange services are running and try the operation again. Seeding of content index catalog for database 'Database02' failed. Please verify that the Microsoft Search (Exchange) and the Host Controller service for Exchange services are running and try the operation again. WARNING: Seeding of content index catalog for database 'ARDB1' failed. Please verify that the Microsoft Search(Exchange) and the Host Controller service for Exchange services are running and try the operation again.

Ones you start the service check the status of the Content Index for the Databases which are “Failed or FailedAndSuspended” by running the below command: Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus -Server “Server Name” First it will go Unknown state . Then status of Content Index will be changed from Unknown state to Crawling as shown below:

Dec 31, 2015 Seeding of content index catalog for database 'EXDB02' failed. Please verify that the Microsoft Search (Exchange) and the Host Controller 

WARNING: Seeding of content index catalog for database 'xxxxxxx' failed. Please verify that the Microsoft Search (Exchange) and the Host Controller service for Exchange services are running and try the operation again.

WARNING: Seeding of content index catalog for database 'xxxxxxx' failed. Please verify that the Microsoft Search (Exchange) and the Host Controller service for Exchange services are running and try the operation again. Cannot Activate Database Copy: Content Index Catalog Files in Failed State. This post address an issue where the index status shows status “failed” with Exchange 2010 DAG. Check the Database copy status on both the nodes. get-mailboxdatabasecopystatus -server ABCAX123. Check the content index status for any failed database. WARNING: Seeding of content index catalog for database 'DB1' failed. Please verify that the Microsoft Search (Exchange) and the Host Controller service for Exchange services are running and try the operation again.

WARNING: Seeding of content index catalog for database 'ARDB1' failed. Please verify that the Microsoft Search(Exchange) and the Host Controller service for Exchange services are running and try the operation again.

In some cases when you add database copy in the DAG, the content index can go into unhealthy status (such as failed, unknown, failedandsuspended etc). To recover the content Index back to healthy, you can reseed the content index by running the “ Update-MailboxDatabaseCopy ” command with switch “-CatalogOnly ”. Fixing a single failed content index is easy, but if there are multiple failed indexes you can speed things up a little by fixing them all with a single PowerShell command. To demonstrate, here is the Exchange Management Shell command for using Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus

Troubleshooting “Seeding of content index catalog failed”. In EMS, I ran the cmdlet with  Jun 23, 2017 Help (default is "Y"): y WARNING: Seeding of content index catalog for database ' DB01' failed. Please verify that the Microsoft Search (Exchange)  Dec 31, 2015 Seeding of content index catalog for database 'EXDB02' failed. Please verify that the Microsoft Search (Exchange) and the Host Controller  Mar 28, 2017 WARNING: Seeding of content index catalog for database 'LAB-DB03' failed. Please verify that the Microsoft Search (Exchange) and the Host  Dec 4, 2015 Fixing a “Failed or FailedAndSuspended” Database Content Index in to Rename, Delete or Moving the Content Index “Catalog Folder”. Aug 6, 2017 How to Reseed a “Failed And Suspended” Mailbox Database Copy. This example shows how to seed the content index catalog for the copy  May 21, 2018 A problem wasencountered mounting the content indexing catalog: The seeding operation encountered an error while trying to contactthe