Redirected restore of Exchange mailboxes to PST files fails with error indicating the Backup Exec Agent for Windows and Outlook 2003 or greater must be installed.

Problem

The Exchange Agent now provides the ability to restore mailbox or public folder items into PST files, which can be opened in Outlook or distributed to users. If the Agent for Windows and Outlook 2003 or greater is not installed the redirect to PST job will fail.
 

Error Message

To redirect Exchange mailboxes to PST files, Outlook 2003 or later and the Backup Exec Agent for Windows must be installed on the server to which you are redirecting the restore. Outlook 2010 requires the default 32-bit installation.
 

Cause

Backup Exec Agent for Windows (AWS) or Outlook 2003 or greater is not installed on the target server.

 

Solution

Microsoft Outlook 2003, 2007, or 2010 (32-bit only) must be installed on the destination server where .PST file is to be restored.  Make sure that the Agent for Windows Server is installed on the Exchange server too.

 

 

 

 

Applies To

Backup Exec 2012

Exchange Agent

Exchange Redirection to PST file.

 

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