Restoring Microsoft Exchange Granular Restore Technology (GRT) enabled backup to a PST file using Backup Exec 2012
|Article:TECH191622|||||Created: 2012-06-25|||||Updated: 2013-11-24|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH191622|
This article will help you to understand how we can restore Exchange mailbox or Public folder items to a PST, a Microsoft Outlook data file, that is compatible with Outlook 2003, 2007 and 2010.
- Microsoft Exchange 2003
- Microsoft Exchange 2007
- Microsoft Exchange 2010
- The specified mailbox or public folder store must exist.
- Remote agent to be installed on the destination server, to which you are redirecting mailbox or public folder items.
- In the selection, select Granular items to restore, no Databases can be redirected to PST.
- Microsoft Outlook 2003, 2007, or 2010 (32-bit only) must be installed on the destination server.
- If you are restoring from tape, Backup will stage the entire Backup set to the Local drive on the Media server, so please ensure that you have enough space on the Local drive. By default the staging path is C:\temp. You can change it from Backup Exec Settings-Granular Recovery Technology option.
- Highlight the Exchange server/ DAG from the Backup and restore Tab and click on Restore.
- Choose Microsoft Exchange then then click on Microsoft Exchange Messages.
- Click next and choose the mails/mailbox/mailboxes/ or Public folder items which you want to restore and click Next.
- Choose second option and type the server name where you want to get the data restored as a PST. In this case, if you have Outlook installed on the Media server, type Localhost as the server name and choose the proper account who has admin rights on the server. Then click Next.
- Choose redirect to PST and browse to show the path. Even if browse to a different server, the path will be shown as only Drive Letter:\Folder name (e.g.: D:\Temp). It will create PST on the server which you mentioned in the 4th Step. Click Next.
- It will prompt to give a name to the restore Job and click next.
- Verify the Job Summary and click on Finish.
- Once the restore completed, you can see the pst files at the destination location which you specified in the restore Job.
Note: You can do a redirected restore of mailboxes or public folder items to a .PST, a Microsoft Outlook data file, that is compatible with Microsoft Outlook 2003, 2007, or 2010. The maximum size of the .PST file is 20 GB. If the restore exceeds the size limit, the PST files are numbered consecutively. If you restore the same Mailbox again and again, Backup Exec will create multiple copies of it with a number in brackets. e.g. (2)
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