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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

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 select the registered target storage to which you want to restore the selected mailboxes.

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. 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.

Select Where to Place Mailboxes

Use this page to choose where in the target storage you want to place data from the mailboxes being restored.

Table 45: User interface elements

Element Description
Restore each mailbox to an individual root folder Restores each selected mailbox to a separate folder located in the root of the target storage.
Merge mailboxes into target storage Merges data from one or more source mailboxes to the target storage you specify. That is, messages from the folders in the source mailboxes are restored to the corresponding folders in the target storage.

Specify Target .Pst Files Options

On the Specify Target .Pst Files Options page, you can specify the location where you want to generate target .pst files and set additional options for the files.

Table 46: User interface elements

Element Description
Folder where target .pst files will be created Provides a space for you to enter the path to the folder where you want to create target .pst files.
Browse Opens a dialog box you can use to select an existing folder or create and select a new folder where you want to place target .pst files.
Target root folder in .pst files Provides a space for you to type the name of a target root folder in target .pst files. The restored items will be placed in that folder. If the root folder whose name you typed does not exist, it will be created.
ANSI (Outlook 2007-2016) Creates .pst files with 2 GB storage capacity limit per file. These files do not support multilingual Unicode data. Generated .pst files are compatible with Outlook 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016
Unicode (Outlook 2007-2016) Creates .pst files with more storage capacity. These files support multilingual Unicode data.
Custom prefix to the names of .pst files Provides a space for you to type a custom prefix to be added to the names of target .pst files.
Add the source storage name as a prefix to the names of target files Adds the source storage name as a prefix to the names of target .pst files.
Add the time of creation as a suffix to the names of target files Appends the date and time of creation of target .pst files to their names.
Apply security to target files Applies access permissions to target .pst 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.

Select a Restore Method

On this page, you can select a method to restore data to a single Personal Folders (.pst) files or a series of .pst files.

Table 47: User interface elements

Element Description
Quick restore Restores data to a single .pst file whose maximum size 51200 MB. The restore stops upon reaching the file size limit.
Advanced restore

Allows you to restore data to a series of .pst files. You can use the provided option to set the maximum size for each file in the series.

When the current .pst file becomes full, the wizard creates a new .pst file and restores the remaining data there.

This restore method takes longer as compared to the quick restore method.

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