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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

Select Grouping Option

Appendices > Message Restore Wizard > Select Grouping Option

You can use the Select Grouping Option page to select how you want to group the messages being restored.

Table 58: User interface elements

Element Description
Do not group messages Restores all messages to a registered target storage or exports each message to an individual .eml, .msg, or .txt file.
Group messages by mailboxes Restores messages from the same mailbox to an individual .pst file or a single folder in a registered target storage.
Group messages by folders Restores messages from the same folder to an individual .pst file or a single folder in a registered target storage.

Select Action for Messages

Appendices > Message Restore Wizard > Select Action for Messages

On the Select Action for Messages page, you can select to restore messages to a target storage or export messages to a preferred file format.

Table 59: User interface elements

Element Description
Restore messages to a registered storage Restores all messages to a registered target storage. If you click this option, on the next page of the wizard you can select a registered target storage to restore to or register a new target storage.
Export each message to a separate .eml file Saves each message to an individual .eml file.
Export each message to a separate .msg file Saves each message to an individual .msg file.
Export each message to a separate .txt file Saves each message to an individual .txt file.

Select Target Storage

Appendices > Message Restore Wizard > Select Target Storage

On the Select Target Storage page, the wizard lists all target storages registered with Recovery Manager for Exchange.

In the Registered writable storages list, you can expand a target storage node and select the folder to which you want to restore messages.

You can click Add to register a new target storage. The user interface that appears is similar to that of the Add Storage Wizard. For more information, see Add Storage Wizard.

To select a target folder

  1. In the Registered writable storages list, expand the node representing the target storage to which you want to restore data.
  2. Click the target storage folder to which you want to restore data.

In registered target storages, you can create new folders and rename or delete existing folders.

To rename, delete, or create a folder in a target storage

  1. In the Registered writable storages list, expand the node representing the target storage in which you want to rename, delete, or create a folder.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • To rename or delete a folder, right-click the folder you want to rename or delete, then select the appropriate action from the shortcut menu.
    • To create a new folder, right-click the folder in which you want to create a new folder, then select the appropriate action from the shortcut menu.

Specify Options for Target .Eml Files

Appendices > Message Restore Wizard > Specify Options for Target .Eml Files

On the Specify Options for Target .Eml Files page, you can specify the location where you want to generate target .eml files. You can use the text box to type a path to that location, or click Browse to browse for that location and select it. Each message is exported to an individual .eml file.

Table 60: User interface elements

Element Description
Retain original folder structure Creates the original source storage folder hierarchy in the specified target location. Target files are generated in the appropriate level of the hierarchy to reflect the location of the exported messages in the source storage.
Add the source storage name as a prefix to the names of target files Precedes the names of all target .eml files with the source storage name.
Add the time of creation as a suffix to the names of target files Appends the date and time of creation to the names of all target .eml files.
Apply security to target files Applies access permissions to target .eml files.
Edit Security Displays the dialog box you can use to view or change access permissions that will be applied to the new target files created by Recovery Manager for Exchange in the result of a restore or export operation.
Generate hash for target files Creates an .md5 hash file for each generated .eml file. The .md5 hash files are created in the same folder as the target .eml files.
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