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How could a database spontaneously loose it's indexes?!?!?!?

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HELP! I have a rather large - production level database (2 tier -
front end and back end) and it was starting to run slow so we decided
to do a repair and compact on the back end (data). On the repair we
get an error message that the database can't repair because it's
missing some indexes! When I just try to open it I see nothing! I
was able to get it to compact and then I could finally see my tables,
etc... How would a database just spontaneously loose it's indexes?
Nov 12 '05 #1
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the repair and compact copies all the collections to a temporary DB then
renames it. in the copy the indexes didnt make it.
Nov 12 '05 #2

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