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Veritas Backup for Windows 8.6 restoring to seperate Exchange 5.5 Recovery Server

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Veritas Backup for Windows 8.6 has the Exchange Backup option.  I can backup an Exchange 5.5 Information Store, but I can only restore to the same server.

Full backup on Exchange was run on Wed.  On Monday night the Exchange 5.5 Server crashed.  I rebuilt the server, but I can only restore the veritas backup information store to the same server, not the Exchange Server Recovery Server.  This would cause users to lose 4 days of emails which we don't want!

How can I use Veritas 8.6 to restore Exchange data to a Exchange Recovery Server?  Or do Veritas 9.0 add some restore capabilities?
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Restoring the Exchange Server 5.5 must be the same computer name, and same site name.  Here is what I did to recover an Exchange 5.5

Read this article, it has walk through on recovering Exchange 5.5:
http://www.tek-tips.com/faqs.cfm?fid=2775

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May want to look at other backup options for Exchange...I spend most of my time restoring individual messages, but have use the CommVault product for Exchange updates/migration from 5.5. to 2003 with no issues.  
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