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Recovery Manager for Exchange 5.8.3 - 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

Guidelines for working with Data Protection Manager

  • You can install Recovery Manager for Exchange on the Data Protection Manager computer or on any other computer available on the network.
  • Recovery Manager for Exchange must be joined either to the Active Directory domain where the Data Protection Manager server resides or to a domain that has two-way trust relationship with the Data Protection Manager server domain.
  • Ensure that Data Protection Manager Management Shell and Data Protection Manager protection agent are installed on the Recovery Manager for Exchange computer.

Extracting a database by using Data Protection Manager

To extract a database by using Microsoft Data Protection Manager

  1. In the Recovery Manager Console, from the main menu, select Add Storages | From Backups.
  2. On the Select a Backup Access Method page of the wizard, select Access Exchange backups with thirdparty software. Click Next.
  3. On the Select Backup Software page, do the following:
    1. From the Use this software list, select Microsoft Data Protection Manager.
    2. From the Software version list, select the Data Protection Manager version installed on the computer from which you want to retrieve and restore backups.
    3. Click Next.
  4. Follow the wizard to complete the storage registration.

Working with Microsoft Windows Backup

To extract the contents of an Exchange Server backup created with Microsoft Windows Backup, you can use the Exchange Server Emulation feature of Recovery Manager for Exchange. When Exchange Server emulation is started on the Recovery Manager for Exchange computer, it appears as an Exchange Server to the backup software. Then, you can extract Exchange Server databases from backup to the Recovery Manager for Exchange computer and access them with Recovery Manager for Exchange to view, search, and restore data.

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Guidelines for Working with Windows Backup

Ensure that the computer where you wish to use Recovery Manager for Exchange does not have Microsoft Exchange Server installed: the Exchange Server Emulation feature of Recovery Manager for Exchange is not supported on computers running Microsoft Exchange Server.

You can install Recovery Manager for Exchange on the Windows Backup computer or on a different computer available on the network. If Recovery Manager for Exchange and Windows Backup are installed on different computers, make sure that these computers can access each other by NetBIOS names In any case, the computer where you plan to use Recovery Manager for Exchange must have Microsoft Exchange System Management Tools installed. Install Microsoft Exchange System Management Tools supplied with the Exchange Server version you want to emulate.

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