Restoring a GRT-enabled backup of Exchange 2010 mail items may dismount the database.

Article:TECH210801  |  Created: 2013-09-23  |  Updated: 2014-02-04  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH210801
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



It has been observed that in some cases Backup Exec may unintentionally dismount an Exchange 2010 database when you attempt to restore granular items from a GRT-enabled backup.

 


Error




V-79-57344-65284 - Unable to restore the Microsoft Exchange storage group Test. One or more of its databases have not been enabled for overwrite. Use the Exchange Management Console to enable the property 'This database can be overwritten by a restore' for the databases that you want to restore.

 


Environment



Exchange 2010

Backup Exec 2012

 


Cause



 

SGMon log from the Backup Exec server:
 
MONAD: Exchange2010Component::DismountDatabase:dismount-Database -Id 'Test'- Confirm:$false
BEREMOTE:  [fsys\ese] - [MountOrDismountStore] - DismountDatabase ... sg:Test db:Test (0x0)
 

Solution



A hotfix is now available for this issue in the current version(s) of the product(s) mentioned in this article. Refer to the Hotfix link under Related Articles at the end of this article to obtain the hotfix needed to resolve the issue.


Backup Exec 2012 Rev 1798 Hotfix 213186 (TECH213186)

 

 

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Supplemental Materials

SourceUMI
ValueV-79-57344-65284
Description

Unable to restore the Microsoft Exchange storage group DATABASE_NAME. One or more of its databases have not been enabled for overwrite. Use the Exchange Management Console to enable the property 'This database can be overwritten by a restore' for the databases that you want to restore.


SourceETrack
Value3320648
Description

EXCH: GRT restore of Exchange 2010 items dismounts the database


SourceUMI
ValueV-79-57344-65284
Description

Unable to restore the Microsoft Exchange storage group Test. One or more of its databases have not been enabled for overwrite. Use the Exchange Management Console to enable the property 'This database can be overwritten by a restore' for the databases that you want to restore.

 




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