Selective Exchange Restore

Is there a way to perform a selective restore? I need to restore just one mailbox or public folder. I’m using the NT backup/restore utility.

I’m afraid not. What you’re talking about is brick backups, which back up and restore a single mailbox or folder. NT Backup doesn’t do it, at least not with Exchange 5.5.

What you’ll need to do is restore your entire Exchange server to an extra server that is offline. Once you’ve done that, open the mailbox or folder and export the items in it to a .PST file. Bring that .PST file to your production server and reimport those contents into the mailbox or folder.

If that sounds like a pain in the [posterior], that’s because it is. But if that data is important enough to you it’s worth it.

Exchange 2000 makes this a little easier, by the way—by letting you save mailboxes in multiple information stores and backing up/restoring those stores individually.

Share the Post:
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin


The Latest

your company's audio

4 Areas of Your Company Where Your Audio Really Matters

Your company probably relies on audio more than you realize. Whether you’re creating a spoken text message to a colleague or giving a speech, you want your audio to shine. Otherwise, you could cause avoidable friction points and potentially hurt your brand reputation. For example, let’s say you create a

chrome os developer mode

How to Turn on Chrome OS Developer Mode

Google’s Chrome OS is a popular operating system that is widely used on Chromebooks and other devices. While it is designed to be simple and user-friendly, there are times when users may want to access additional features and functionality. One way to do this is by turning on Chrome OS

homes in the real estate industry

Exploring the Latest Tech Trends Impacting the Real Estate Industry

The real estate industry is changing thanks to the newest technological advancements. These new developments — from blockchain and AI to virtual reality and 3D printing — are poised to change how we buy and sell homes. Real estate brokers, buyers, sellers, wholesale real estate professionals, fix and flippers, and beyond may