Options and Limitations with restoring Exchange 2000, Exchange 2003, Exchange 2007 backups to Exchange 2010 servers

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Problem

Options and Limitations with restoring Exchange 2000, Exchange 2003, Exchange 2007 backups to Exchange 2010 servers

Error Message

0xe000848c - Unable to attach to a resource. Make sure that all selected resources exist and are online, and then try again.

Solution

Limitations for restoring Exchange 2003, Exchange 2007 backups to Exchange 2010 :
  1. Exchange 2003 database backups cannot be restored to an Exchange 2007 server
  2. Exchange 2000 and Exchange 2003 mailboxes cannot be restored to an Exchange 2007 server
  3. Exchange 2000, Exchange 2003, Exchange 2007 mailboxes can not be restored to an Exchange 2010 server
  4. Restoring individual mailbox items from an Exchange 2000, Exchange 2003, and Exchange 2007 server backup to an Exchange 2010 server is currently not supported by Veritas.
  5. It is not a limitation of Backup Exec but it is due to a Microsoft Exchange limitation. Please refer to Microsoft article below :

Note:
  1. The Exchange 2007 RSG also does not support mounting mailbox databases from previous versions of Exchange Server.
  2. While this operation is not officially supported by Veritas, some customers have reported success performing this type of restore. 
 

 

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Configuration requirements to backup or restore Exchange 2007 and to perform Exchange GRT (Granular Recovery Technology) backups or restores

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