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)
Restoring Exchange mailbox or public folder objects
Browse time for a backup that uses Granular Recovery Technology may take longer than for a non-granular backup image. The media server gathers granular information at this time and wait times may vary. Depending on the load on the media server, you may need to increase the Timeouts tab.value. This option is located in the Client host properties in the
Do not restore in the same restore job any backups that use Granular Recovery Technology with any backups that do not.
To restore mailbox or public folder objects
- Log onto the server as Administrator.
- Open the Backup, Archive, and Restore interface.
- Click File > Select Files and Folders to Restore > from Normal Backup.
- Click File > Specify NetBackup Machines and Policy Type.
- In the Specify NetBackup Machines and Policy Type dialog box, select the server and the policy type.
- From the NetBackup History pane, click the image(s) that contain the objects you want to restore.
Veritas recommends that you select one backup image set at a time for individual item restore. While this recommendation is not a restriction, you may at times restore more copies of messages than you intend.
You cannot restore individual items from a snapshot incremental backup that uses Granular Recovery Technology (GRT).
Select one of the following:
The last full backup
The last full backup and all subsequent differential backups
The last full backup and the last cumulative backup
- Expand one of the following:
Microsoft Exchange Database Availability Groups > Forest or Domain > Microsoft Information Store > Mailbox Database
Microsoft Exchange Database Availability Groups > Forest or Domain > Microsoft Information Store > Public Store
Microsoft Information Store > Mailbox Database
Microsoft Information Store > Public Store
- In the All Folders pane, select objects you want to restore from the following:
Documents in a public folder
You can ignore the
The following figure shows a restore of a DAG using Granular Recovery Technology (GRT).
All objects appear as folders and messages. You can identify some non-message objects by the subject line. For example, if you create a Calendar event named Appointment1, that name appears in the subject line for that object.
However, some objects such as Forms and Views do not have a subject line (even though they can be named). They may not be so easily identified.
- Click Actions > Restore.
- On the Microsoft Exchange tab, choose whether or not to restore existing mailbox messages.
- You can restore individual mailbox items to alternate mailboxes or mailbox folders.
- Click Start Restore.