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Recovery Manager for Exchange 5.8.1 - User Guide

Getting started Working with storages
About storages Extracting an Exchange Server database from backup
Working with Quest® Rapid Recovery® (AppAssure®) Working with Quest® NetVault Backup® Working with Quest® vRanger® Working with CA ARCserve Backup Working with EMC NetWorker Working with HP Data Protector Working with IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Working with Microsoft Data Protection Manager Working with Microsoft Windows Backup Working with Microsoft Windows Server Backup Working with Symantec Backup Exec Working with Symantec NetBackup Working with unlisted backup software
Accessing backups directly Extracting incremental or differential backups Registering a storage Opening a storage Closing a storage Renaming a storage Deleting a storage Deleting items from a target storage Deleting items from a source storage Setting access permissions for target files
Restoring data
Optimizing Recovery Manager for Exchange performance Storage indexing Restoring messages Restoring attachments Restoring folders Restoring mailboxes Importing Data from .Pst Files to Online Exchange Mailboxes Selecting a target folder Comparing and restoring storages, mailboxes, or folders Searching for messages, attachments, or folders in source storages
Automated Tasks Management Shell Web Interface Appendices
Mailbox Restore Wizard Public Folder Restore Wizard Message Restore Wizard Message Delete Wizard Import .Pst Files Wizard Add Storage Wizard Catalog Wizard Task Wizard
Select Action Select Template Specify Task File Option: Catalog Backups Template Option: Restore Templates
Comparison of Recovery Manager for Exchange editions

Selecting a target folder in the restore wizards

Restoring data > Selecting a target folder > Selecting a target folder in the restore wizards

The Message Restore Wizard, the Mailbox Restore Wizard, and the Public Folder Restore Wizard include the Select Target Storage page you can use to select, rename, or create a target folder.

To select a target folder in the restore wizards

  1. On the Select Target Storage page, expand a target storage node in the Registered writable storages list.
  2. Browse the target storage to locate and select a target folder.

To rename a target folder

  1. On the Select Target Storage page, expand a target storage node in the Registered writable storages list.
  2. Browse the target storage to locate a target folder to rename.
  3. Right-click that target folder, and click Rename.
  4. Type a new target folder name, and press ENTER.

To create a new target folder

  1. On the Select Target Storage page, expand a target storage node in the Registered writable storages list.
  2. Browse the target storage to locate the folder in which you want to create a new target folder.
  3. Right-click inside the folder, and click Create New Folder.

Selecting a target folder in the left pane

Restoring data > Selecting a target folder > Selecting a target folder in the left pane

You can perform a restore by browsing a source storage in the left pane, and dragging messages and folders from that source storage to a target storage folder in the left pane.

If there is no suitable folder in a target storage, you can create a new folder while browsing the target storage in the left pane.

To create a new folder

  1. In the left pane, browse a target storage to locate the node in which you want to create a new folder.

To create a new folder in the root of a target storage, select the target storage node in the left pane.

  1. Right-click the node, and then on the shortcut menu select Create New Folder.
  2. In the Name box, type a name for the new folder.
  3. Use the Folder contains box to select the new folder’s type.
  4. Click OK.

Comparing and restoring storages, mailboxes, or folders

Restoring data > Comparing and restoring storages, mailboxes, or folders

You can compare source and target storages, mailboxes, and folders for differences, and then restore data from the source to the target as necessary.

This feature allows you to see the changes that occurred to a mailbox or a public folder over a period of time by comparing the mailbox or public folder instances in a backed-up Exchange Server database and on a live Exchange Server.

This section provides information about the following steps:

Step 1: Compare storages, mailboxes, or folders

Restoring data > Comparing and restoring storages, mailboxes, or folders > Step 1: Compare storages, mailboxes, or folders

To compare storages, mailboxes, or folders

  1. In the left pane, expand the Source Storages node to select the source storage, mailbox, or folder you want to compare.
  2. Select Compare on the shortcut menu.
  3. In the dialog box that opens, specify the target storage, mailbox, or folder to which you want to compare the selected source.
  4. Click OK.

You can use the provided list of comparison results to selectively restore items from the source to the target.

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