What is the best practice when it comes to backing up an Exchange server, message stores and all, to a tape drive? Is NTbackup sufficient or should we look at backup exec or brightstore?
Answer Question | May 19, 2011 6:36 PM
Backup, Backup Exec, BrightStor, Exchange administration, Exchange Backup, NTBackup
We use netApp snapmanager for Exchange 5.0 for exchange database backup. We observe, everyday some Storage groups are missing from the Backup, though the status says “Backups of storage groups completed succesfully”. I have checked with some fellow admins on the same, they all say, it is a common problem with the SME, Has anyone [...]
Answer Question | August 25, 2011 12:32 PM
Exchange, Exchange 2007, Exchange administration, Exchange Backup, Exchange Backup & Restore, Exchange database, NetApp
Can we allow our exchange 2003 users to backup their email account data on their own without IT intervention?
Answer Question | November 8, 2010 7:58 PM
Backup, Email Backup, Exchange 2003, Exchange 2003 Backup, Exchange Backup, Windows
I am debating on purchasing Exchange 2007 or 2010. As of sp2 of 2007 you can do a host backup with a exchange 2007 guest and it will do the exchange back and clear the log files. My question is does exchange 2010 do the same thing? or do i have it wrong about 2007?
Answer Question | October 25, 2010 3:22 PM
Exchange 2010, Exchange 2010 Backup, Exchange Backup, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V
How can I setup a backup exchange server? We have a MX record that points to our main box. I want the secondary MX record to point to the backup machine with a lower priority. How can I point clients to the backup machine if the primary one goes down?
Answer Question | September 17, 2010 3:42 PM
Backup, Backup and Recovery Hardware, Backup Server, Backup server software, Exchange 2000, Exchange administration, Exchange Backup, Exchange Server
via Exch System Mgr,(Exch 2003 on Server 2003) it shows that the database last full backup was done on 6/19/2010. Around this time I switched my backup software from Symantec Backup Exec to Acronis Backup & Recovery 10. It appears that Acronis is not able to backup the DB that same as Symantec. Can I [...]
Answer Question | September 16, 2010 2:07 PM
Acronis Recover for Exchange, Backup, Dell PowerEdge 2800, Exchange 2003, Exchange 2003 database, Exchange Backup, NTBackup, Symantec Backup Exec, Windows, Windows Server 2003
How can I do a brick level backup on Exchange 2005? This has been mandated by my CTO. Can someone help me out with a step by step?
Answer Question | August 26, 2010 8:06 PM
Backup, Brick-level backup, Exchange 2005, Exchange Backup, Exchange Backup & Restore
I have a Backup of an Exchange 2007 edb file, which contains public folder data. Is there any way to mount this edb file, or extract public folder data from it, without dropping $1000 on OnTrack Powercontrols?
Answer Question | October 15, 2011 11:01 PM
.EDB files, Backup, Exchange, Exchange 2007, Exchange 2007 SP3, Exchange Backup
We are now required to save all emails for 5 years. How can I automatically do this with our Exchange server? Is there a way to compress it on another machine as to not waste so much room on the production server? Are there applications that do this or is it a built-in feature?
Answer Question | July 29, 2010 9:04 PM
Backup, Backup storage, Email Backup, Exchange Backup, Exchange email archiving, Exchange Server
What is the proper way to fully backup my Exchange 2007 server so I can rebuild it in case of a disaster? We are preparing our disaster recovery plan for our Exchange 2007. We have bought an identical machine to the first and now we need to create a plan to back it up and [...]
Answer Question | July 20, 2010 1:54 PM
Backup, Exchange 2007, Exchange 2007 backup, Exchange Backup, Exchange Backup & Restore
Is it possible to recover an Exchange 2003 server that’s been removed after moving over to 2007? I have some users that created folders in their inbox that were not affected by retention policy in 2003 but are now affected in 2007. The 2003 server has been completly removed, and I need to be able [...]
Answer Question | January 5, 2010 6:45 PM
Exchange 2003, Exchange 2007, Exchange Backup, Exchange Backup & Restore
I am fairly new to Exchange, but I have successfully migrated from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2007. Now I am looking to set up my DR site with a backup exchange server and I would just like some verification that I am doing it correctly. What I have is an Exchange CAS/HUB/DB server and a [...]
Answer Question | September 11, 2012 3:54 PM
Exchange 2007, Exchange 2007 disaster recovery, Exchange 2007 DR, Exchange Backup, Exchange Backup & Restore, Exchange Disaster Recovery
I have an exchange server 2007 and i want to add another exchange server 2007 to my domain that will replicate from the first server and also work as a backup mail server if the first one crashes.
Answer Question | November 12, 2009 3:41 PM
Exchange 2007, Exchange administration, Exchange Backup
I have *.edb, *.GUID and *.log files as backups for some Storage Groups. Is there a way to list the mailboxes from these files alone and restore a specific mailbox to the exchange server? Is there a way to accomplish my requirement without having to purchase a third party tool?
Answer Question | May 16, 2012 1:27 PM
EDB, Exchange 2003, Exchange Backup, Exchange Storage Group
Backup Exec 12.5 is taking few hours to backup Exchange database alone. Is there a way to speed this up? All other files are being backed up very quickly. Application is set to backup individual mailboxes.
Answer Question | August 13, 2009 3:09 PM
Backup Exec, Backup Exec 12.5, Exchange Backup
I am taking the exchange server backup from normal windows backup utility by selecting files option and clicking on exchange server/MS infromation store then the first storage group and its mailbox store and public folder is selected by default. I configured the schedule for daily backup, now I observe that the size of the backup [...]
Answer Question | August 12, 2009 6:39 AM
Exchange 2003, Exchange Backup, Exchange Server 2003 Backup, Windows Backup
Hello all First I like to thank for your time I am new to IT field and I am administering small business exchange server. A few week ago the exchange server had a hard crash due to insufficient disk space. after I do some clean up I am not able to do back up in [...]
Answer Question | July 13, 2009 3:44 PM
Backup Exec, Event ID: 478, Exchange Backup, Exchange Backup & Restore, Exchange error messages, Exchange errors, Microsoft Small Business Server, NTBackup
Dear all, We upgraded our exchange 2000 to exchange 2007 sp1 last serveral month and we phase out the old exchange 2000. However, our user would like to restore the exchange 2000 mailbox from the last year. We don’t know how to restore it from the old backup tape as the old exchange 2000 already [...]
Answer Question | June 17, 2009 6:59 AM
Exchange 2000, exchange 2000 restore, Exchange 2007, Exchange Backup, Exchange migration, Veritas Backup Exec 10
i m running a exch 2007 with winserver 2003. on DELL 2950 server A ,all things work fine, i have also taken image backup by Acronics software of the C drive of my exchange server A,this image has also been tested by restoring on another DELL server B of same specs which also work fine [...]
Answer Question | May 28, 2009 12:12 PM
Exchange 2007, Exchange Backup, Exchange Backup & Restore, Image Backup, NTBackup
I have recently installed Acronis Recovery for Exchange and it seems to work very well. However, the log contains hundreds of messages similar to “Error while reading the Public Folder//Database/name-68352703.EML message”. The referenced database is a contacts database and does not contain email. I would like to understand the error and fix it. Acronis help [...]
Answer Question | May 20, 2009 4:25 PM
Acronis Recover for Exchange, Exchange 2003, Exchange Backup, Exchange Backup & Restore