public information store

Definition of public information store in The Network Encyclopedia.

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What is Public Information Store?

One of the two databases within the information store on a Microsoft Exchange Server computer. The public information store stores content for public folder replicas on the server. The public information store consists of a number of files in the \mdbdata directory on the Exchange server.

These files include the following:

  • Pub.edb:
    Actual database file

     

  • Edbxxxxx.log:
    Contains transaction files for tracking changes to the database

     

  • Edb.chk:
    A checkpoint file to keep track of transactions in edbxxxxx.log that are uncommitted

     

  • Res1.log and Res2.log:
    Reserved log files used in low disk space conditions

     

  • Temp.edb:
    A temporary file used for storing transactions that are in progress