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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

Task Wizard

Appendices > Task Wizard

This wizard helps you create, edit, and run backup cataloging tasks and restore tasks. Backup cataloging tasks store lists of backups that need to be cataloged. Restore tasks store matches between one or more source and target storages. Tasks are based on prepackaged templates, each featuring a specific combination of types of source and target storages.

When using the Task Wizard, you can register new source storages and/or select from previously registered source storages.

To start the Task Wizard

  1. From the main menu, select Manage | Automated Tasks.
  2. In the view that opens, do one of the following:
    • If you want to create a new automated task, click the Create button.
    • If you want to edit an existing automated task, select the task from the list, and then click the Edit button.

The wizard includes the following pages:

  • Select Action
  • Select Template
  • Specify Task File
  • Option: Catalog Backups Template

    • Select Type of Backup Media (Backup Cataloging)
    • Add Backup Files (Backup Cataloging)
    • Select Tape Drives (Backup Cataloging)
    • Add Removable Storage Media (Backup Cataloging)
  • Option: Restore Templates

    • Select Type of Backup Media
    • Add Backup Files
    • Select Tape Drives
    • Add Removable Storage Media
    • Specify EMC NetWorker Server and Client
    • Specify IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Server Options
    • Specify Microsoft Data Protection Manager Options
    • Specify Parameters for Backups
    • Specify Storage Groups and Stores
    • Add Exchange Stores
    • Specify Database Location
    • Select Source Storages
    • Specify Home Exchange Server
    • Select Type of Offline Exchange Databases Location
    • Select Type of Offline Domino Databases Location
    • Add Folders
    • Add Offline Exchange Databases
    • Add Offline Domino Databases
    • Select Type of .Pst Files Location
    • Add .Pst Files
    • Specify Mailbox
    • Select Target Mailbox Folder
    • Specify Source Exchange Server
    • Specify Target Exchange Server
    • Specify Source Domain
    • Specify Target Domain
    • Add Mailboxes
    • Select Where to Place Mailboxes
    • Select Target Public Folder
    • Specify .Pst File
    • Select Target .Pst File Folder
    • Specify Target .Pst Files Options
    • Select a Restore Method
    • Select Time Stamp to Apply
    • Specify Options for Target .Eml Files
    • Specify Options for Target .Msg Files
    • Specify Options for Target .Txt Files
    • Specify Archive Manager Access Options
    • Specify Restore Options
    • Specify Export Parameters
    • Specify Search Criteria
    • Specify Account
    • Specify Destination Task File

Select Action

Appendices > Task Wizard > Select Action

On the Select Action page, you can select to create a new task or edit an existing one.

Select Template

Appendices > Task Wizard > Select Template

On the Select Template page, you can expand the appropriate nodes in the Groups of templates list and select the task template from which you want to create a new task.

You can select from the following templates:

  • Catalog Backups. Catalogs Exchange Server backups from a specific type of backup media. You can catalog backups from backup files, tape drives, or Microsoft Removable Storage Manager library. After you catalog a backup and register Exchange Server databases from that backup as storages, you can restore Exchange Server content from those databases.
  • All other templates. Restore specific items from a specific source storage to a specific target storage.

Specify Task File

Appendices > Task Wizard > Specify Task File

On the Specify Task File page, you can open an existing task file and edit the task name and description.

This page contains the following elements:

  • Task file. Displays the opened task file path and name.
  • Browse. Displays a dialog box you can use to locate, select, and open an existing task file for editing.

Task files are .rmxt files created with the Task Wizard.

  • Task ID. Displays the unique identification number of the task. Unique identification numbers are automatically assigned to all tasks at the time of their creation.
  • Task name. Displays the name of the opened task. You can edit the task name.
  • Description. Displays the description of the opened task. You can edit the task description.
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