DPM is a life saver

Posted: October 7, 2010 in Technology

1. Check and see if there is an Exchange Recovery Storage Group created and mounted

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This one has a Recovery Storage Group created and is mounted

If there is NO Recovery Storage Group created, the syntax is below (sample below)

New-MailboxDatabase -Recovery -Name rdb1 -Server ms-ec-exc02 -EdbFilePath "F:\Recovery\rb1.edb" -LogFolderPath "G:\RecoveryLogs\rdb1"

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee332321.aspx for more information if needed.

2. Before doing the restore, ensure that the "This database can be overwritten by a restore"

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3. Now it is time to restore the data

Open the DPM Console, open the Recovery Tab and select the server and type of Data, using fletcher.kelly as a sample

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4. Right Click and Choose Recover

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5. Please note this is a standard error with DPM and Exchange and the Latest Point Recovery

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6. Run through the Recovery Wizard

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If you get the error below, please ensure that the recovery flag and checkmark as per earlier steps is enabled

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The recovery process will take some time

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7. Now run the following command from the Exchange Management Shell

[PS] C:\Windows\system32>Restore-Mailbox -Identity recovery -RecoveryDatabase recoverydb -RecoveryMailbox "fletcher kelly" -TargetFolder Fletcherkellyinbox -IncludeFolders \Inbox -BadItemLimit 100

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  1. You can now Open the Mailbox and backup and merge the data

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“EMBRACE YOUR INNER GEEK AND ROCK ON”

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