So here is the situation, recently I set up one of our users with a large mailbox with an autoarchive. After getting all the settings squared away I kicked off an archive, everything looked good as the mailbox began to shrink in size and the pst file began to increase in size. The archive operation finally finished I thought everything was ok but then today I got a call from the user who was looking for some sent items and they were nowhere to be found. For whatever reason the autoarchive operation removed all of the sent items they are no longer in the inbox or the archive folder.
I have an exchange backup tape from before all this happened. I would like to do restore only the sent items folder from that mailbox or export it to a pst file. I found the following on the veritas website:
Now this all looks good except I just want to make sure that there is no way that this will overwrite my current production email database (that would be extremely bad). From what I have read it seems veritas automatically sends the backup to the Recovery Group. For people who have done this in the past is this really the case I want to triple and quadruple check to make sure that this does not cause me any issues with my real email database. Any suggestions or information regarding this would be greatly appreciated.