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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

Specify Options for Target .Msg Files

On the Specify Options for Target .Msg Files page, you can specify the location where you want to generate target .msg 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 .msg file.

Table 59: 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.
ANSI (Outlook 2007-2016) Saves each selected message to an individual Outlook Message Format (.msg) file in the ANSI format. This type of .msg files does not support multilingual Unicode data. Some texts in messages saved in this format may become unreadable. Generated .msg files are compatible with all versions of Outlook.
Unicode (Outlook 2007-2016) Saves each selected message to an individual Outlook Message Format (.msg) file in the Unicode format. This format enables you to retain readability of texts written in most languages.
Add the source storage name as a prefix to the names of target files Precedes the names of all target .msg 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 .msg files.
Apply security to target files Applies access permissions to target .msg 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 .msg file. The .md5 hash files are created in the same folder as the target .msg files.

Specify Options for Target .Txt Files

On the Specify Options for Target .Txt Files page, you can specify the location where you want to generate target .txt 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 .txt 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 .txt 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 .txt files.
Apply security to target files Applies access permissions to target .txt 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 .txt file. The .md5 hash files are created in the same folder as the target .txt files.

Specify Export Parameters

On this page, you can specify the Archive Manager version you will use to load the exported messages and the drop directory from where Archive Manager can load the exported messages. You can use the text box to type a path to the drop directory, or click Browse to browse for the drop directory and select it.

For instructions about loading messages into Archive Manager, see the Archive Manager documentation that is available at http://quest.com/products/archive-manager.

Select Type of Target Storage

On the Select Type of Target Storage page, you can select the type of target storage to which you want to restore the messages.

If you have selected to group messages by mailboxes, you can use one of the following options:

Table 61: User interface elements

Element Description
Registered storage Restores messages from the same mailbox to a single folder in a registered target storage. If you select this option, on the next page of the wizard you can select a registered target storage folder to restore to. In the selected target folder, the wizard creates subfolders named after the source mailboxes you are restoring from. The wizard restores messages from each source mailbox to the target subfolder named after the source mailbox.
Separate .pst file Restores messages from the same mailbox to an individual .pst file.
Live Exchange Server Restores messages to the live Exchange Server you specify.

If you have selected to group messages by folders, you can use one of the following options:

Table 62: User interface elements

Element Description
Registered storage Restores messages from the same folder to a single folder in a registered target storage. If you select this option, on the next page of the wizard you can select a registered target storage folder to restore to. In the selected target folder, the wizard creates subfolders named after the source folders you are restoring from. The wizard restores messages from each source folder to the target subfolder named after the source folder.
Separate .pst file Restores messages from the same folder to an individual .pst file.
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