Veritas NetBackup™ for Microsoft Exchange Server Administrator's Guide
- Introducing NetBackup for Exchange
- Installing NetBackup for Exchange
- Snapshot Client configuration and licensing requirements for Exchange snapshot backups
- Configuring Exchange client host properties
- Configuring the account for NetBackup Exchange operations
- Configuring the Exchange hosts
- Configuring Exchange Granular Recovery
- About Exchange backups and Granular Recovery Technology (GRT)
- About installing and configuring Network File System (NFS) for Exchange Granular Recovery
- About configuring Services for Network File System (NFS) on Windows 2012, 2012 R2, or 2016
- About configuring Services for Network File System (NFS) on Windows 2008 and 2008 R2
- Configuring Exchange backup policies (non-VMware)
- About configuring a backup policy for Exchange Server
- Adding schedules to a NetBackup for Exchange policy
- Adding backup selections to an Exchange policy
- About configuring snapshot backups of Exchange Server
- Configuring a snapshot policy for Exchange Server
- About configuring Instant Recovery backups of Exchange Server
- Configuring an Exchange snapshot policy with Instant Recovery
- Performing backups of Exchange Server, mailboxes, and public folders
- Performing restores of Exchange Server, mailboxes, and public folders
- About restoring Exchange snapshot backups
- About restoring individual Exchange mailbox and public folder items
- About redirecting a restore of Exchange mailbox or public folder objects to a different path
- Protecting Exchange Server data with VMware backups
- About protecting Exchange Server data with VMware backups
- About configuring a VMware backup that protects Exchange Server
- About configuring a VMware backup that protects Exchange Server, using Replication Director to manage snapshot replication
- Recovering an Exchange database to a repaired or an alternate Exchange server
- Troubleshooting backups and restores of Exchange Server
- About NetBackup for Exchange debug logging
- Viewing Event Viewer logs on an off-host Exchange server
- About NetBackup status reports
- Troubleshooting Exchange restore operations
- Troubleshooting DAG backups and restores
- Appendix A. NetBackup Legacy Network Service (Exchange 2010)
Schedules settings in Exchange Instant Recovery policies
Table: Settings for schedules in Instant Recovery policies
Type of Backup
Full or user
Snaps the volumes that contain the Exchange database, system, and log files.
Differential or cumulative incremental
Snaps the volumes that contain the Exchange system and log files. Differential backups require that the transaction logs are backed up to a storage unit and kept on the Instant Recovery snapshot volume. (Select theoption.)
This configuration is required because all of the differential backups after the last full backup are required to fully restore a database. Since a differential backup truncates the transaction logs, there is no way to guarantee that all of the log files exist. Also, snapshot rotation might have snapped back or deleted one or more snapshot images. They must be backed up to a storage unit.
One week - infinity
The retention level indicates the maximum time that the Instant Recovery snapshot is retained. For full backups, select a retention level that ensures a full backup is always available for restore. The snapshot can be deleted before that time if the snapshot volume is required for another backup attempt.
Snapshots and copy snapshots to a storage unit
The Instant Recovery options are available if you select Attributes tab of the policy).(on the
NetBackup creates a disk snapshot and backs up the client's data to the storage unit that is specified for the policy. This option is required if you want to perform Instant Recovery backups with Granular Recovery Technology (GRT).
Transaction logs are deleted when the backup (full or differential) to the storage unit has completed.
The image is not backed up to tape or to other storage. NetBackup creates a persistent snapshot only. Note that this persistent snapshot is not considered a replacement for traditional backup.
Transaction logs are not deleted for this schedule option. To delete transaction logs, you must perform a backup to a storage unit. Alternatively, you can configure NetBackup to delete logs for any full Instant Recovery backups that are snapshot only.