Configuring an offhost backup with the Exchange Agent


Configuring an offhost backup with the Exchange Agent

Symantec recommends that you perform consistency checks before running an offhost backup.

See About backing up Exchange 2003/2007.

If the Advanced Disk-based Backup Option (ADBO) is installed on the media server, you can use the Backup Exec Granular Recovery Technology (GRT) option when you create an offhost backup for the Information Store. You can restore individual mailboxes, mail messages, and public folders from Information Store backups for which GRT is enabled.

See Configuring a GRT-enabled offhost backup for Exchange resources.

See How to restore individual items by using Granular Recovery Technology

See Snapshot and offhost backups with the Exchange Agent

See Troubleshooting Exchange Agent snapshot and offhost jobs

To configure an offhost backup with the Exchange Agent

  1. Create an Exchange backup job.

    See About backing up Exchange 2003/2007.

  2. In the Properties pane, under Settings, click Advanced Disk-based Option.

    See Setting offhost backup options for a backup job.

  3. Select the appropriate options, and then click OK.

  4. Ensure that the snapshot provider that you select is Automatic - Use hardware if available; otherwise use software.

  5. The options for job disposition are not available.

  6. If resources that are not supported for offhost backup are included in the backup selection list, check Process logical volumes for offhost backup one at a time to allow the job to complete with errors.

  7. Schedule or start the backup job.

Terms of use for this information are found in Legal Notices.



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